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Presidential Visit: Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Not AFFECTED By Diversion-FRSC

His Excellency, Mohammadu Buhari, GCFR, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, id embark on One Day State visit to Ogun State to inaugurate multiple landmark projects, executed by Governor Dapo Abiodun (MFR).

The Federal Road Safety Corps Lagos Sector Command wishes to inform motoring public who intend to ply the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway that the corridor is not affected by the visit of Mr President today 13th January, 2022.

Personnel of FRSC, Nigeria Police, TRACE and other agencies are along the corridor ensuring free flow of traffic.

The travel advisory earlier issued by TRACE and the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation remains as stated.

TRAFFIC DIVERSIONS:

The newly constructed Ijebu/Ode-Mojoda-Epe Expressway will be closed to traffic from 0600hrs (6am) – 1300hrs (1pm), while the newly reconstructed Abeokuta-Kobape-Siun-Sagamu Interchange will be closed to traffic from 0600hrs (6am) – 1600hrs (4pm).

Similarly, adjoining/feeder highways from Siun-Iperu Remo and vice versa, as well as, Siun-Owode Egba-Ofada-Mowe Ibafo and vice versa along the Abeokuta-Kobape-Siun-Sagamu Interchange will also be closed to traffic from 0600hrs (6am) – 1600hrs (4pm).

However, while the closure last, the following alternative routes can be considered to and from Ijebu-Ode and Abeokuta depending on your entry point and destination:

*Abeokuta-Ifo-Sango-Iyana/Ipaja-Ikeja and vice versa

  • Abeokuta-Ajebo Rd-Saapade-Sagamu and vice versa.
    *Abeokuta-Osiele-Odeda-Ibadan and vice versa.
  • Ijebu/Ode-Itoikin-Sagamu and vice versa.
  • Sagamu-Ogijo-Ikorodu and vice versa.

Similarily, TRACE, FRSC, POLICE, VIO and NSCDC operatives will be strategically positioned along the alternative routes to deter traffic infractions and ensure seamless traffic flow.

Nonetheless, any inconveniences this closure may cause the general public, particularly the motoring public, is highly regretted please. Motorists are also enjoined to obey traffic officials on ground.

E-signed by Route Commander Olabisi Sonusi FRSC Public Education Officer

Dated: 13th January, 2022

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