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30 December 2019

Sanwo-olu restates commitment to rid Lagos of traffic gridlock

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has reassured Lagosians of his administration’s commitment to rid the State of traffic gridlock.

Sanwo-Olu gave the assurance while inspecting the removal of second Lekki roundabout, as part of Junction improvements for the free flow of vehicular movements along the Lekki corridors.

The State government had embarked on the removal of some roundabouts identified as the major causes of traffic gridlock being experienced by motorists.

Four roundabouts including Ikotun, Second roundabout on the Lekki-Epe Expressway, Allen Avenue roundabout and Maryland would be removed to pave the for road expansion and free flow of traffic.

The government, through the Ministry of Transportation, said the removal of some roundabouts and street furniture, to give room for road expansion and ease traffic congestion in some parts of the metropolis.

Governor Sanwo-Olu, who was at the project site with the Commissioner for transportation, Fredric Oladeinde, encouraged the contractors handling the projects to keep up with the current pace of work so as to ensure its completion in record time.

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