Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Massive vehicle diversion ahead of APC convention

09 December 2014, 16:33

Lagos - Lagos State Government has announced the diversion of traffic in the capital city ahead of All Progressive Congress (APC) National Convention.

The event is scheduled to hold at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere on Wednesday.

According to a release from the office of the State Commissioner for Transportation, Kayode Opeifa, vehicular movement around the venue would be affected and congestion expected especially along Funso Williams and Western Avenue Surulere, Yaba, Alhaji Masha and Costain areas.

Vehicles from Lagos Island to Surulere will be directed to exit at Costain to Link Surulere via Eric Moore.

Vehicles from Ikorodu Rd, Mushin, Yaba and the Mainland to Surulere will be directed at Ojuelegba to link Surulere via Itire- Lawanson Road Or At Iponri Via Bode Thomas, the statement said.

Also read: APC shifts presidential primaries to Dec 10

It added that vehicles to Agegge Motor Road, Mushin and Ikorodu Road From Surulere will be directed to Bode Thomas, Eric Moore, Akerele Road and Itire Lawanson Road to link Western Avenue and Agege Motor Road At Ojuelegba Roundabout.

Opeifa said vehicles from Surulere, Alhaji Masha and Shitta area to Lagos Island and Apapa will be diverted to Bode Thomas and Eric Moore to Link Eko Bridge.

The Funsho Willaims and Western Avenue road from Olumegbon to Nationatal Stadium, Funsho Willaims and Western Avenue road from Alaka to National Stadium, Alhaji Masha road from Shitta roundabout to Alaka and Shitta Flyover Diversion will be partially closed.

- CAJ News


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...