24th November, 2022
The Lagos State Government has released further travel advisory ahead of Saturday’s APC’s presidential rally at the Teslim Balogun Stadium.
The APC’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and his running mate, Kashim Shettima will address the rally.
A statement issued by the Lagos Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, on Thursday said the travel advisory was to ensure a hassle-free traffic flow.
Oladeinde said the advisory was to enable the motoring public reached their desired destinations without delay.
Below is the Travel Advisory
FROM IKORODU ROAD TO LAGOS ISLAND THROUGH FUNSHO WILLIAMS AVENUE:
(a) Take Ketu to Ojota Interchange-Alapere-Ogudu-Third Mainland Bridge and continue your journey
(b) Anthony interchange-Gbagada-Third Mainland Bridge and continue your journey
(c) Fadeyià Jibowu-Herbert Macaulay Way-Adekunle-Third Mainland Bridge to connect destination
(d) Fadeyià Jibowu-Herbert Macaulay Way-Alagomeji-Murtala Muhammed Wayà Alagomeji-Iddo-Oyingbo-Carter Bridge (Idumota) and connect desired destination
FROM AGEGE MOTOR ROAD TO LAGOS ISLAND THROUGH FUNSHO WILLAIMS AVENUE:
(a) Moshalasi-Empire-Jibowu-Herbert Macaulay Way-Adekunle-Third Mainland Bridge to connect desired destination
(b) Moshalasi-Empire-Jibowu-Herbert Macaulay Way-Alagomeji-Muritala Muhammed Way-Iddo-Oyingbo-Carter Bridge (Idumota) and connect desired destination
FROM IKORODU ROAD TO SURULERE:
(a) Use Ojuelegba (Service Lane)-Lawansonà Itire Road-Ogunlana Drive-Akerele Street– Shitta and continue with your journey
(b) Stadium Bridge-Alaka-Bode Thomas Street and connect destination
(c) Alakaà Iponri-Iponri Estate-Bode Thomas Street and continue with your journey
(d) From Iponri-Costain-Abebe Village (Nigerian Breweries)-Eric Moore à Bode Thomas Street and connect desired destination
FROM LAGOS ISLAND/EKO BRIDGE TO IKORODU ROAD
Use Funsho Williams Avenue on main carriage way-Ojuelegba Bridge-Dorman -Long Bridge-Fadeyi and continue your journey
FROM LAGOS ISLAND/EKO BRIDGE/COSTAIN TO SURULERE:
(a) Use Costain-Abebe Village (Nigerian Breweries)-Eric MooreàBode Thomas Street and connect desired destination
(b) Costain-Iponri Estate-Bode Thomas and continue your journey
(c) Eko Bridge-Stadium Bridge-Barracks-Ojuelegba (Service Lane)-Lawanson-Itire Road and continue your journey
FROM SURULERE TO LAGOS ISLAND VIA STADIUM:
(a) Take Shitta-Adeniran Ogunsanya-Bode Thomas Street-Iponri Estate-Costain and continue your journey
(b) Take Shitta-Adeniran Ogunsanya-Bode Thomas Street-Eric Moore-Abebe Village (Nigerian Breweries)-Costain and continue your journey
FROM SURULERE TO IKORODU ROAD:
(a) Use Mashaà Shitta-Akerele-Ojuelegba (service lane)-Dorman-Long Bridge-Fadeyi and connect desired destination
(b) Use Mashaà Shitta-Akereleà Ojuelegba service lane)-Empire-Jibowu-Fadeyi and connect desired destination.
Oladeinde said in the wake of the event, and to facilitate free flow of traffic, the following sections of the road will be temporarily closed and traffic diverted as stated below:
- Service lane from Barracks leading to the Stadium, and traffic diverted to the main carriageway inwards Stadium Bridge to Iponri
- Service lane leading to Stadium from Alaka, and traffic diverted to the main carriageway inwards Stadium Bridge to Ojuelegba
- Shitta Bridge and service lane leading to Stadium after Shitta Roundabout, and traffic diverted to either Adeniran Ogunsanya Street, or Akerele Street
The Transport Commissioner reiterated that there would be zero tolerance to unlawful and haphazard parking of vehicles on both sides of the Stadium Bridge, urging all party dignitaries (VVIPs, VIPs), guests, stalwarts, party faithful and members to make use of the designated Car Park at the National Stadium to promote orderliness, safety and security of lives and property as well as free flow of traffic (human and vehicular traffic) in and around the venue.