FG postpones closure of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway


The Federal Government has postponed the partial closure of portions of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to September 2, 2019 from the earlier selected date which was Saturday,  August 3.

The closure was to enable the construction company, Julius Berger, to work on a stretch of 1.4km between Berger and Kara Market.

The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, stated on Friday, August 2, 2019 that the decision was to enable for the effective traffic management plan and to show sensitivity to Nigerians.

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“The government and the contractor have now reviewed the work plan. The reconstruction of this stretch of the road will now commence on September 2.

Motorists had expressed worry over the partial closure of the road during Sallah and the annual convention of the Redeemed Christian Church of God.

Yetunde Adegoke

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