The Lagos State Government has released a list of roads to be closed as President Muhammadu Buhari visits on Wednesday.
Concise News had earlier reported that Buhari will be in the commercial centre for the commission of some projects during the one-day visit.
In a statement, the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation noted that there will be traffic diversion on some major roads to ease Buhari’s movement.
It said Buhari’s visit will last from 9.00am to 3.00pm and thus, these roads or routes will be closed:
“Mobolaji Bank-Anthony Way (coming from the Presidential Wing of Murtala Mohammed Airport to LASUTH Under Bridge), Kodesoh Road, Obafemi Awolowo Way, Kudirat Abiola Way, Ikorodu Road (between Ojota Intersection and Anthony Interchange), Oworonshoki-Apapa Expressway (between Anthony and Oshodi Transport Interchange), International Airport Road through the Local Wing of the airport to Mobolaji Bank-Anthony Way and back to Obafemi Awolowo Way.”
The statement added that the “roads highlighted above shall only be cordoned-off when necessary.
“Obafemi Awolowo Way and portions of Mobolaji Bank-Anthony shall be closed to traffic because they are central to the President’s itinerary.”