Lagos state government enforce closure of major roads as World Cup qualifier sets to take place

Governor Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government has announced that some roads around the National Stadium in Surulere will be closed ahead of Nigeria’s 2022 World Cup qualifier against the Central African Republic today.

The game is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m.

Vehicles will be unable to access Surulere from the Teslim axis beginning from noon, according to a statement signed by the State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde.

This includes the service lane from Alaka to the National Stadium and the Teslim Balogun Stadium from Ojuelegba.

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Motorists travelling from Masha/kilo and Surulere to Costain, Lagos Island, should take Adeniran Ogunsanya or Bode Thomas to connect with Iponri or Eric Moore.

They can also use Adelabu to connect the Babs Animashaun/Eric Moore axis to connect Brewery and access Costain or Eko Bridge.

Those travelling from Surulere to Ikorodu Road are advised to take Akerele, which connects Ogunlana Drive to Itire Road and connects Ojuelegba to their destinations.

The commissioner assured that the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, and security agencies, would be present on the ground to ensure smooth traffic flow.

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