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Lagos unveils plan to ease Ikorodu gridlock

The Lagos state government has unveiled plans to ease gridlock along Ikorodu road experiences by commuters.

According to Mrs. Aramide Adeyoye, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Works and Infrastructure, during a meeting with Market Leaders, Branch Chairmen of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and Contractors of the Project, among others, on Friday.

Mrs Adeyoye said the state government plans to commence major reconstruction of Mile-12 to Ketu section.

She added that the government will release travel advisory for residents plying the route. The travel advisory will comprise of traffic diversion plans, alternative routes, day and night time flow schedules for traffic managers and strict enforcement of extant environment and traffic laws during the period of the construction works.

The representative of the NURTW, member Board of Trustees, Rasheed Bankole, pledged the Union’s support for the construction works, maintaining that the project will improve the travel time for motorists plying the road.

Jafar Hamida while speaking on behalf of market traders called on the government to look into the issues of extortion and the creation of a lorry park where trucks can offload their produce.

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