Latest development says the Lagos state government has announced that no road in the state will be blocked as President Muhammadu Buhari’s visits on Saturday.
This according to the state’s Commissioner for Transportation, Mr Ladi Lawanson, made the announcement on Friday. Vanguard reports.
The decision is a reverse on by the state government announced on Thursday that movement on 18 roads in the state would be diverted because of the president’s visit.
After which many Lagosians had remained panicking at the broadcast of the road blockage.
As announced eairler, some of the roads to be shut include:
Funsho Williams Avenue, Surulere Lawanson/Itire /Tejuosho road Apapa/Costain road Abebe village Eric Moore road Eko Bridge/Apongbon Marina road Ikorodu road Mobolaji Bank Anthony way Old Toll Gate/Third Mainland Bridge/Obalende Airport road Oshodi-Oworonshoki expressway Agege Motor road Jibowu area Yaba/Muritala Mohammed way Iddo/Otto Herbert Macaulay way Adekunle and Ijora Olopa.
However, Mr Lawanson reduced the tension among Lagosains declaring that no disruption of normal activities would take place on any road in the state.
Rather, advising residents to desist from the Teslim Balogun Stadium route where the president would hold his campaign rally if they have no business along that axis.