Gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan expressway, as travellers return from Sallah break

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POTHOLES, TRAFFIC, BANDITS OF ORILE-MILE 2-BADAGRY EXPRESSWAY: We can't breathe, commuters lament
POTHOLES, TRAFFIC, BANDITS OF ORILE-MILE 2-BADAGRY EXPRESSWAY: We can't breathe, commuters lament
Traffic situation along Lagos-Ibadan expressway. PHOTO: Twitter

By Bose Adelaja

Road users plying Lagos/Ibadan Expressway, on Sunday, experienced heavy traffic gridlock inbound Lagos State,  occasioned by travellers entering the axis after the Sallah celebrations. 

It was learnt that the traffic gridlock was heightened by the ongoing construction activities on the expressway.

The traffic snarl as gathered, was heavier at Lotto, Aseese, Ibafo and their environs as a number of man hours were lost on the road. 

Despite the joint efforts by officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, the Nigeria Police, the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), and sister agencies, the traffic gridlock was said to have stretched to neighbouring towns at press time.

Also, the traffic snarl on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway had its resultant effects on Sagamu/Ikorodu Road as there was influx of vehicles into the axis.

Following the gridlock, TRACE has issued a…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper