Ogun restricts traffic movements as Buhari visits Ogun

It will be tales of woes for motorists and commutters in some parts of Ogun State as President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurates landmarks projects in the state.

President Muhammadu Buhari pays a one- day official visit to Ogun State on Thursday January 13, 2022.

Motorists and commutters that will be greatly affected are those plying the dual carriageway, Abeokuta-Kobape/ Siun Road and the Ijebu Ode-Epe areas of the state.

Buhari, during the visit will inaugurate multiple landmark projects, executed by Governor Dapo Abiodun.

Babatunde Akinbiyi. TRACE Corps PRO on behalf of his Commander/CE disclosed that against the backdrop of the visit, the newly reconstructed Abeokuta-Kobape-Siun-Sagamu Interchange would be closed to traffic.

According to him, the rehabilitated road will be “closed from 0600hrs (6am) – 1600hrs (4pm)”

Also, the Ijebu/Ode-Mojoda-Epe Expressway, will also be closed to traffic from 0600hrs (6am) – 1300hrs (1pm).

“Similarly, adjoining/feeder highways from Siun-Iperu Remo and vice versa, as well as, Siun-Owode Egba-Ofada-Mowe Ibafo and vice versa along the Abeokuta-Kobape-Siun-Sagamu Interchange will also be closed to traffic.

“However, while the closure last, the following alternative routes can be considered to and from Abeokuta and Ijebu-Ode depending on entry point and destination:

*Abeokuta-Ifo-Sango-Iyana/Ipaja-Ikeja and vice versa

  • Abeokuta-Ajebo Rd-Saapade-Sagamu and vice versa.
    *Abeokuta-Osiele-Odeda-Ibadan and vice versa.
  • Ijebu/Ode-Itoikin-Sagamu and vice versa.
  • Sagamu-Ogijo-Ikorodu and vice versa.

Nevertheless, TRACE, FRSC, POLICE, VIO, NSCDC and other armed security agencies will be strategically positioned along the alternative routes to deter traffic infractions and ensure seamless traffic flow.

“Nonetheless, any inconveniences this closure may cause the general public, particularly the motoring public, is highly regretted please”, he stated.

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