BY MIKE OCHONMA
Many traffic routes in Lagos State have been diverted today for motorists with alternative provisions over the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The president will be making a second visit to the state for the inauguration of the new international terminal at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria today, Tuesday, March 22, 2022.
The event is scheduled to hold between 8.00 am and 12 noon.
Frederic Oladeinde, commissioner for transportation announced the diversion in a statement where he explained that the expected movement of VIPs and traffic management of the event called for the plan for the alternative routes.
Oladeinde stated that motorists from Apapa/Oshodi would be able to ply Agege Motor Road to link PWD connecting Works Road or General Adeyinka Adebayo Road to access Oba Akinjobi inward Ikeja General Hospital and then connect Local Airport through the underpass.
Motorists on Agege Motor Road were also advised to link Charity bus stop by the Armed Resettlement Centre, Oshodi on the service lanes and make a U-turn at Cappa/Bolade axis inwards Shogunle to access PWD to continue their journey.
He stated that Maryland/Mobolaji Bank Anthony would be open to motorists to link the local airport and access Muritala Muhammed Airport.