Lagos Government to Shut Down 18 Roads during Buhari’s Visit
President Muhammadu Buhari is set to visit Lagos State on Saturday, February 9, as part of his campaign for reelection in 2019.
The president will visit the Oba of Lagos palace, and the campaign rally will hold at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, The Cablereports.
Demola Seriki, the chairman of the transport committee on Buhari’s campaign visit to the state, said over 100,000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are expected to attend the rally. He said:
Movement would be diverted on major roads, he said.
For instance, Alaka (by Lanre Shittu Motors) on the service lane, inwards stadium will be closed to traffic, while vehicles will be diverted to the stadium bridge on the main carriage way.
Shitta, inwards stadium, will be closed to traffic and vehicles diverted to Adeniran Ogunsanya street or Akerele extension. Traffic from barracks to stadium on Funsho Williams avenue will be diverted to stadium bridge on the main carriage way to Alaka.
The major roads where traffic will be diverted away from were given as:
Funsho Williams Avenue, Surulere
Lawanson/Itire /Tejuosho Road
Eric Moore Road
Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way
Old Toll Gate/Third Mainland Bridge/Obalende
Agege Motor Road
Yaba/Muritala Mohammed Way Iddo/Otto
Herbert Macaulay Way