The Lagos State traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has issued a road traffic advisory for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Rally slated for Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere.
Signed by General Manager, LASTMA, it stated that “As a result of the above stated, there will be a procession of APC Presidential candidate, party stalwarts, party faithful and supporters from the local airport to stadium through Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way–Maryland-Ikorodu Road (Idi-Iroko, Anthony, Obanikoro, Onipanu, Fadeyi)-Jibowu-Empire-Moshalashi-Ojuelegba-Barracks-Stadium.
“Hence, Motorists are advised to make use of the following alternative routes during the procession:
- FROM LOCAL AIRPORT TO MARYLAND, USE:
Kodesohà Obafemi Awolowo WayàKudirat Abiola Way (Old Oregun Road)àOjotaà Maryland and connect destination
- FROM LOCAL AIRPORT TO KETU-MILE 12, USE:
KodesohàObafemi Awolowo Wayà Secretariat Road-> Mobolaji Johnson Avenue (7-Up) àOjota InterchangeàKetu and connect destination
“While the procession holds on the Main Carriage Way on Ikorodu Road, the Service Lane will be available for use by the Motorists without any hassle.
“In addition, in order to reduce inconvenience and travel time before and during the procession/rally, motorists can make use of the following:
IKORODU TO LAGOS /LAGOS-IBADAN EXPRESSWAY TO LAGOS/OSHODI, USE:
Old Toll Gate-Alapere-Ogudu-Iyana Oworo-Third Mainland Bridge and connect destination
APAPA-OSHODI EXPRESSWAY TO LAGOS, USE:
Oshodi Bridge-Anthony Bridge-Gbagada-Iyana Oworo-Third Mainland bridge to connect destination
OJUELEGBA –SURULERE, USE:
Lawanson -Itire Road-Ogunlana Drive –Akerele-Shitta Roundabout
(a) Adeniran Ogunsaya-Bode Thomas
(b) Masha-Adelabu-Census -Babs Animashaun-Bode Thomas or (Doyin-Eric Moore-Abebe Village (Nigerian Breweries)-Costain and connect destination
(a) Costain-iponri-Iponri Estate -Bode Thomas and connect destination
(b) Costain-Abebe Village-Eric Moore-Doyin-Bode Thomas OR Babs Animashaun (Babs Animashaun- Census-Adelabu)—Masha) and connect destination
“In order to reduce inconvenience, travel time, and ensure safety and security of all road users, adequate security and law enforcement personnel will be deployed along the entire dedicated routes to the stadium and alternative roads.
“So, we humbly seek the support and cooperation of all road users, and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.”