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Lagos-Ibadan expressway gridlock: FRSC announces alternative routes

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Lagos-Ibadan expressway gridlock: FRSC announces alternative routes

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has prompted drivers handling the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to utilize elective courses because of progressing restoration work.

Corps Public Education Officer, Mr. Bisi Kazeem, gave the guidance in an announcement in Abuja on Saturday.

“This is because of the continuous recovery deal with the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, which has required the development organization, Julius Berger Nigeria PLC, to raise boundaries around the Magboro territory of the passage, to empower them to lay black-top on that stretch of the street.

“This has additionally limited paths and preoccupations accessible to traffic yet the activity is to permit the newly laid black-top get dry, ideally by Sunday, May 12 when the new boundaries would be evacuated.

“This specific activity has been in charge of traffic develop on the two segments of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, around Ibafo/Magboro to Long Bridge of the hallway.

“To this end, the FRSC wishes to exhort the motoring open to practice persistence while utilizing the passageway amid this period and abstain from driving against traffic,” Kazeem said.

He further urged drivers to utilize elective courses to evade superfluous deferral.

The courses incorporate Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta, Ajah-Epe-Ijebu-Ode, and Ikorodu-Ijebu-Ode.

“The FRSC is cautioning drivers to forgo driving against traffic as those caught would be reserved for dangerous driving which draws in fines of N50,000.

“FRSC faculty are supplemented by sister traffic and military workforce to deal with the traffic circumstance,” he said.

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