Ahead of today’s FIFA World Cup qualifiers between Nigeria and Liberia, the Lagos State government has barred motorists from accessing the road that leads to Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere.
In a circular sighted by our correspondent, the Honourable Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde said motorists will be barred from 12pm.
He advised that motorists heading towards Costain, Lagos Island from Masha/Kilo and Surulere to use Adeniran Ogunsanya or Bode Thomas to link Iponri or Eric Moore to access their destinations or use Adelabu to connect Babs Animashaun/Eric Moore axis to link Brewery and access Costain or Eko Bridge.
“In the same vein, motorists can use the aforementioned route to access Surulere from Lagos Island. Vehicle owners heading towards Ikorodu Road from Surulere are also advised to make use of Akerele to link Ogunlana Drive inwards Itire road and connect Ojuelegba to their destination”, he stated.
According to the circular, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) personnel, alongside other Security Agencies, will be on the ground to ease movement of the citizen.
The government however urged Lagosians to cooperate with the traffic managers to ease the flow of traffic during the period.
Oladeinde reiterated the commitment of the Babajide Sanwo-Olu led administration to ensure that the past glory associated with the State in the footballing world is re-enacted to make Lagos the home ground of the Super Eagles.