Oshod-Apapa Expressway Gridlock: Commuters groan as Sanwo-Olu, Port police look on


…Sanwo-Olu’s aides set to inspect situation in axis
…Menace avoidable—AIG Akem-Horsfall

…Truckers commend Vanguard over extortion report

By Clifford Ndujihe, Olasunkanmi Akoni & Godfrey Bivbere

THE horror caused by the perennial Oshodi-Apapa Expressway gridlock continued yesterday, with the traffic snarl stretching to the Second Rainbow bus stop.

Commuters wailed as the Task Force set up by Governor Babjide Sanwo-Olu to clear the traffic and Ports Police appeared helpless.

More than one week ago, Governor Sanwo-Olu directed the Lagos State Special Committee on Apapa Traffic to clear the gridlock within 24 hours. So far, the directive has not been carried out.

Meanwhile, truckers under the aegis of Council of Maritime Truck Unions and Associations, COMTUA, have commended Vanguard Newspapers over its investigative report detailing extortion points along the Oshodi-Apapa expressway and environs, describing it as true and verifiable.

The truckers spoke as…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper