Lagos issues travel advisory to signal APC guber campaign

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State

By OLA MUDOPE, Lagos –

The Lagos State Government has issued a travel warning to Lagos residents ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Campaign scheduled for Saturday, December 3.

The Commissioner for Transport, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, said in a statement on Friday in Lagos that the flag-off would take place at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena (old Onikan Stadium), Onikan, Lagos Island, Lagos.

He said traffic would be restricted between the Police Zonal Headquarters, Zone 2 and Onikan Roundabout, advising motorists to take note of certain routes.

“Drivers using Island Club road from Police Headquarters Zone 2, Onikan to connect their desired destinations are advised to avoid Island Club road and use the following alternative routes.

“Victoria Island motorists can use Ozumba Mbadiwe Road to Five Cowrie Bridge (Falomo Bridge) to Alfred Rewane Road to Osborne Road and connect their destination.

“Drivers from Bonny Camp can access CMS/Marina Bridge after Independence Bridge (Mekunwen Bridge) and loop it down to Cathedral Church to connect

Lagos Island itself via Odunlami Street and connect your desired destination.

“Motorists should use the Force road from Monsoon Center to JK Randle Road Avenue (Race Course) to Water Board at old Broad Street and connect to their desired destination,” Oladeinde said.

He said motorists from King George Road to Awolowo Road/or Jk Randle Avenue via Onikan Roundabout could use Turton Street to Lewis Street to Sandgrouse and continue their journey.

Oladeinde advised motorists to use Moloney Street to Obalende and continue their journey.

He said from Awolowo road, Ikoyi to Onikan, motorists should use Falomo roundabout to Alfred Rewane road to Osborne road to Simpson to Sandgrouse and connect to their desired destination.

The commissioner said motorists could also go through Simpson Junction to Obalende to Moloney Street and continue their journey.

“Drivers from JK Randle Avenue (Race Course) to Water Board use either Old Defense Road or Ganiyu Smith Road to link Igbosere, Sandgrouse to Simpson Street and connect Third Mainland Bridge via Simpson Interchange to their desired destination.

“To cushion the inconvenience and reduce travel time, security and traffic management personnel will be at all strategic junctions and intersections to ensure the safety and security of all road users and free flow of traffic within the perimeter of the campaign venue and alternative routes. outside the venue.

“Drivers attending the flag off of the APC government campaign at Mobolaji Johnson Arena (Old Onikan Stadium) are advised to use the Third Mainland Bridge to alight at the Onikan exit to access the designated car park.

“Flag-off drivers are also advised to go through Alfred Rewane Road via Falomo to Awolowo Road to access the designated car park, Outer Marina via Force Road to access the designated car park,” he said.

He said there are designated free parking lots including Zone 2 parking, Club Road, MUSON Kitchen Car Park, Odeya Multi-Layer Car Park, King George V Road, TBS and Cricket Pitch Car Park.

Others are: Independent Building Parking, Banquet Hall Parking, Marquee Parking, Old Defense Headquarters Parking and others, as indicated by officials.

Oladeinde said any inconvenience caused by the diversion was deeply regretted.

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