Ahead of the upcoming Grand Finale of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Rallies holding on Tuesday, 21st February, 2023, the Lagos State government has released travel advisory to enable Motorists plan their movement within the areas that may be affected by the rallies.
The APC rallies, according to the travel advisory signed by the State Commissioner for Transport, Dr. Fredrick Oladeinde, will take place at Teslim Balogun Stadium (TBS), Surulere and it will be preceded by Motorcade Rally from the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) to TBS, via the following routes;
Agege Motor Road (PWD)- Sogunle- Alasia- Ladipo- Bolade- Oshodi Underpass –Cappa- Challenge- Olorunsogo- Ojuwoye- Olosha-Idi-Oro- Moshalasi)- Ojuelegba- Barrack- Teslim Balogun Stadium (TBS), Surulere.
“Lagosians are advised to plan their journeys as the Motorcade Rally commences from 10.00am to 12.30pm from Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) to Teslim Balogun Stadium (TBS), Surulere via Agege Motor Road to Funsho Williams Avenue (Old Western Avenue).
MOTORISTS THAT ARE APAPA-OSHODI BOUND SHOULD MAKE USE OF;
- Airport Toll Plaza- International Airport Road- Toyota to connect their desired destinations;
- Bolade- Oyetayo Street (by Oshodi-Isolo Local Govt. Secretariat)- Ewenla/or Boladale and continue their journeys.
MOTORISTS FROM IKEJA ALONG INBOUND IKORODU ROAD SHOULD MAKE USE OF;
- Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way-Maryland- Ikorodu road to connect their desired destinations.
MOTORISTS FROM MUSHIN INBOUND IKORODU ROAD SHOULD MAKE USE OF;
- Ilupeju bypass-Town Planning Way- Ikorodu road;
- Ilupeju bypass -Coker road -Palmgrove Estate/or Obanikoro/or Onipanu-Ikorodu road.
During the procession from MMA2 to Stadium via Sogunle, Mushin on Agege Motor Road and Ojuelegba, traffic will be restricted and diverted to Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way.
Motorists on this route are advised to make use of Ikorodu road or Apapa Oshodi Expressway as earlier mentioned.
Traffic on Funsho Williams Avenue (Old Western Avenue) inwards Lagos Island, Costain, Ijora, and Apapa would be diverted to the Main Carriageway.
Motorists moving to Surulere axis should make use of OjuelegbaàLawanson-Itire roadàto connect different parts of Surulere.
Traffic from Eko Bridge/Costain inwards Ojuelegba/Mushin/Ikorodu road on Funsho Williams Avenue (Old Western Avenue) will be diverted at Alaka to Stadium Bridge on the Main Carriage Way.
Costain- Iponri- Iponri Estate- Bode Thomas, and Costain- Abebe Village (Nigeria Breweries)- Eric Moore would be available for motorists heading to Surulere Areas.
In addition, vehicular traffic on Alhaji Masha Road – Adelabu- Shitta Roundabout- Akerele, Barracks to Stadium on the Service Lane as well as Alaka to Stadium on the Service Lane would be totally restricted for safety and security, as only human traffic and special purpose vehicles would be allowed.
Vehicles conveying party members and others with accredited stickers for the rally would be provided free parking space with access to the National Stadium only via Alaka.
Motorists coming from Ojuelegba/Mushin/Palmgrove on Funsho Williams Avenue (Old Western Avenue) will access the National Stadium via U turn at Alaka, while those from Surulere will access the Stadium via Bode Thomas/Iponri/Costain to connect Alaka.
Please Note; only Accredited Vehicles, Security, Emergency and Essential Service Vehicles would be provided privileged access at the diversion points.
Directional signs, other traffic management devices, Traffic Management and Security Personnel would be available to assist and guide Motorists and Pedestrians both on the dedicated route and alternative roads.
We humbly seek the support and cooperation of all road users, and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
For further clarification and directions please call 1. Traffic Radio Studio Line on- 08099120777
- LASTMA GM on- 0803332215 3. The LNSC GM on- 08033376306