Lagos Shuts Highway, Diverts Traffic As Buhari Visits Ogun


The Lagos State Government has diverted traffic from the Epe/Ijebu-Ode Highway and Abeokuta Interchange from 7:00am till 4:00pm on Thursday following the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Ogun State.

The President is in Ogun State to commission some projects embarked upon by the state government.

Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, assured that alternative routes have been mapped out as well as the deployment of the Federal Road Safety Corps in collaboration with the Ogun State Traffic Management Authority, (TRACE) to manage traffic flow.

He disclosed that motorists from Lagos inbound Abeokuta are expected to use the Lagos-Sango/Abeokuta road and the Mowe-Ofada-Papalanto-Abeokuta or alternately utilize the Ijebu-Ode, Omu –Ketu, Epe road to access their destinations.

The Commissioner reaffirmed that traffic management personnel have been drawn from both states to manage the flow of traffic along the aforementioned routes.

He appealed for the cooperation of road users to minimize inconveniences, reduce travel time and foster safety.