Massive vehicle diversion ahead of APC convention

ABUJA: LAGOS State Government has announced the diversion of traffic in the capital city ahead of All Progressive Congress (APC) National Convention.

The event is scheduled to hold at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere on Wednesday.

According to a release from the office of the State Commissioner for Transportation, Kayode Opeifa, vehicular movement around the venue would be affected and congestion expected especially along Funso Williams and Western Avenue Surulere, Yaba, Alhaji Masha and Costain areas.

Vehicles from Lagos Island to Surulere will be directed to exit at Costain to Link Surulere via Eric Moore.

Vehicles from Ikorodu Rd, Mushin, Yaba and the Mainland to Surulere will be directed at Ojuelegba to link Surulere via Itire- Lawanson Road Or At Iponri Via Bode Thomas, the statement said.

It added that vehicles to Agegge Motor Road, Mushin and Ikorodu Road From Surulere will be directed to Bode Thomas, Eric Moore, Akerele Road and Itire Lawanson Road to link Western Avenue and Agege Motor Road At Ojuelegba Roundabout.

Opeifa said vehicles from Surulere, Alhaji Masha and Shitta area to Lagos Island and Apapa will be diverted to Bode Thomas and Eric Moore to Link Eko Bridge.

The Funsho Willaims and Western Avenue road from Olumegbon to Nationatal Stadium, Funsho Willaims and Western Avenue road from Alaka to National Stadium, Alhaji Masha road from Shitta roundabout to Alaka and Shitta Flyover Diversion will be partially closed.

SOURCE: CAJ NEWS AGENCY