As part of the solution to the flooding problem along Oba Ogunji Road, Ogba, the Lagos State Government has announced traffic diversion to install a precast concrete culvert across Metal Box Road, from Tuesday 28th June, till Tuesday 5th July, 2022.
Explaining the diversion plan, the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde stated that the diversion was necessary to provide lasting solutions to the flooding issues on some roads in the metropolis.
Oladeinde advised motorists in the mentioned construction area to utilize Acme Road, Wempco, Akilo and Ijaiye Roads to connect their desired destinations, stressing that only Metal Box Road will be barricaded from Traffic. He affirmed that the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority will be on ground to manage movement and minimize inconveniences.
The Transport Commissioner called for more understanding as the current weather conditions had necessitated such steps.