All roads leading to the Agege Pen cinema area will be shut down for 9 days beginning from 11.00 a.m today, Wednesday, 17th June 2020 through 25th June 2020, to enable the contractor begin launching of beams across Iju road without any interruptions.
Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Abimbola Oladeinde, made the announcement in his office at Government Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja.
He said that for better management of the traffic situation along the Pen Cinema axis during the 9 days closure period, alternative routes have been provided for motorists to navigate their ways with ease
The statement from the office of the Transportation Commissioner in respect of the closure explained that, motorists coming from Fagba end of Iju road will be diverted through Ifako General Hospital road and Oyemekun road, to link up with College road inward Ogba.
While Commuters heading to Mosalasi Alhaja the statement said, will be diverted to link Ijaye Housing Estate from Odejobi road. In the same vein, Iju bound motorists will be diverted through Ijaye road inward Ogba and Oba Ogunji road.
The statement assured motorists and all those who ply the road in the course of their socio-economic activities that, Officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, will be deployed to the diversion points to manage movements, ensure free flow of traffic and enforce strict adherence to the traffic directives.
The statement quoted the Commissioner imploring Motorists to cooperate fully with the traffic officers to minimize the expected inconveniences the traffic diversion will create.
Oladeinde appealed to the residents of Lagos State to bear with the State Government as it works tirelessly to effect efficient multi-modal transportation system for the Smart City, in accordance with the Babajide Sanwo-Olu led Administration’s developmental agenda for a progressive Lagos.
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