Lagos announces traffic diversion as President Macron visits


There will be traffic diversion and restricted movement from 12 noon to 12 midnight on Tuesday, July 3, around Alausa, African Shrine and Agidingbi axis in Ikeja, the Lagos State Government has announced.

This is as the Governor, Akinwumi Ambode prepares to receive the President of France, Emmanuel Macron.

In a statement on Sunday, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Taiwo Salaam, appealed for the understanding of residents and urged motorists to make use of alternative routes provided.

“While we regret the inconvenience that this might cause the public, especially those who live and work in the area, we appeal that you kindly bear with us during this period and make use of the alternative routes provided,” the statement read.

Macron would also be attending the opening of the French Cultural Centre and the African Business Forum.


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