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Lagos Government to Shut Down 18 Roads during Buhari’s Visit



Lagos Government to Shut Down 18 Roads during Buhari's Visit | BellaNaija

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to visit Lagos State on Saturday, February 9, as part of his campaign for reelection in 2019.

The president will visit the Oba of Lagos palace, and the campaign rally will hold at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, The Cable reports.

Demola Seriki, the chairman of the transport committee on Buhari’s campaign visit to the state, said over 100,000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are expected to attend the rally. He said:

Movement would be diverted on major roads, he said.

For instance, Alaka (by Lanre Shittu Motors) on the service lane, inwards stadium will be closed to traffic, while vehicles will be diverted to the stadium bridge on the main carriage way.

Shitta, inwards stadium, will be closed to traffic and vehicles diverted to Adeniran Ogunsanya street or Akerele extension. Traffic from barracks to stadium on Funsho Williams avenue will be diverted to stadium bridge on the main carriage way to Alaka.

The major roads where traffic will be diverted away from were given as:

  • Funsho Williams Avenue, Surulere
  • Lawanson/Itire /Tejuosho Road
  • Apapa/Costain Road
  • Abebe Village
  • Eric Moore Road
  • Eko Bridge/Apongbon
  • Marina Road
  • Ikorodu Road
  • Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way
  • Old Toll Gate/Third Mainland Bridge/Obalende
  • Airport Road
  • Oshodi-Oworonshoki Expressway
  • Agege Motor Road
  • Jibowu
  • Yaba/Muritala Mohammed Way Iddo/Otto
  • Herbert Macaulay Way
  • Adekunle
  • Ijora Olopa


  1. Dame Marian

    February 7, 2019 at 11:55 am

    Who would his visit epp? Misplaced Govt.

  2. Ross

    February 8, 2019 at 7:02 am

    This is how APC will for sure make sure PDP wins this election. Because you want to do rally, you shut down the whole of Lagos? You think because you’re the rulling party you can do as you please? People would have planned weddings and events for today and you just come and ruin everything because you’re APC???

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