FG suspends work on Lagos-Ibadan expressway to ease Sallah travel

The federal government has suspended ongoing construction works on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

It said the suspension, which will be in place between Tuesday and Sunday, will allow easy travels for those celebrating the upcoming Sallah holiday.

Construction works will resume next Monday.

A statement by the Federal Controller of Works Lagos, Engr.(Mrs) O. I. Kesha, reads:

“Due to the recent heavy traffic flow being experienced on the Lagos-Shagamu route in the last couple of days, the inclement weather conditions, the forthcoming Eid Kabir and the advice of the traffic management team deployed to manage traffic related issues on the project, construction activities on this ever busy and very important highway will be suspended from Tuesday, 27th of June to Sunday, 2nd of July, 2023.

“This is to allow travellers easy passage during the Eid holiday and minimise the discomfort during this very important period.

“Travelers are advised to cooperate with the traffic management teams deployed on the highway to manage traffic.”

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