The Lagos State Government has announced that it would stop vehicular movement from Oba Akran road to Simbiat Abiola by 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, 18 September, till 6:00 a.m. September 19, 2021 in order to carry out major demolition on that section of the road.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Transportation, Frederic Oladeinde, on Friday in Lagos State.
The closure followed Junction Improvement Works ongoing at Awolowo way/Kodesho/Oba Akran Road, through the underpass by (Computer Village) in Ikeja area of Lagos state.
Oladeinde said that safety of lives and property was of high importance to the Lagos State Government thereby advising motorists outbound Oba Akran and Awolowo Way to link Abeokuta Street and connect Oshifila to connect Akinremi and access Simbiat Abiola Way to reach their desired destinations.
He further noted that the Ikeja flyover bridge would be open to motorists for movement as an alternative during the duration of the demolition.
He also explained that the closure was fixed during the weekend so as to minimize inconveniences that the demolition exercise might bring to road users.
Oladeinde therefore, encouraged motorists to cooperate with the state government by adhering to all the guidelines of the state Traffic Management Authority, (LASTMA) and the traffic advisory provided.