Ola ‘Kiya, Reporting
THE Federal Ministry of Works & Housing (Works Sector) has temporary suspended construction activities on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway ahead of the Eid Kabir celebration.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by Engr.(Mrs) O. I. Kesha, Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, and made available Monday.
She said the suspension of works takes effect Tuesday, June 27 to Sunday July 2, 2023, adding that activities will resume Monday July 3, 2023.
“Due to the recent heavy traffic flow being experienced on the Lagos Shagamu route in the last couple of days ,the inclement weather conditions, the forthcoming Eid Kabir & the advice of the traffic management team deployed to manage traffic related issues on the project, construction activities on this ever busy & very important highway will be suspended from Tuesday, 27th of June to Sunday,2nd of July,2023.
“This is to allow travellers easy passage during the Eid holiday & minimise the discomfort during this very important period.
“Travelers are advised to cooperate with Traffic Management Team deployed on the highway to manage traffic.
“Wishing everyone happy Eidel Kabir celebrations,” the statement read.