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Lagos government to disrupt traffic in Ikoyi for one month

The Lagos State Government has revealed plans to divert traffic from Alfred Rewane and Osborne roads in Ikoyi for four weeks.

The government will divert commuters going through the Osborne Foreshore Estate axis, from June 26 to July 27.

Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Oluwaseun Osiyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, June 25.

Osiyemi expects the diversion to enable the Federal Ministry of Works carry out the first phase of rehabilitation of the asphaltic sections from Osborne Foreshore Estate to Sura Bridge Ramp.

“Motorists from Alexander/Glover are advised to use Oba Adeyinka Oyekan Avenue inwards Ikoyi to connect Obalende/Ring Road and access Third Mainland Bridge to proceed with their journeys.

“Those from Victoria Island are advised to go through Falomo Roundabout to link Awolowo Road and access Third Mainland Bridge to reach their desired destinations.

“Alternately, motorists from Victoria Island can utilize Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue to link Mekunwen Bridge and proceed to CMS/Apongbon Bridge inwards Eko Bridge to access Funsho Williams Avenue to reach their desired destinations.

Osiyemi gave the assurance that traffic managers would be on ground to minimise inconveniences and ensure steady flow of traffic.

He urge motorists to be patient and comply with the instructions.

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