EASTER: FRSC opens diversion spots on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

By SDNonlime

Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Thursday opened diversion spots on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway for easy movement during the Easter celebration.

The Sector Commander Lagos Corps Commander, Olusegun Ogungbemide with his Ogun State counterpart Corps Commander, Ahmed Umar, held a meeting with officials of the Federal Ministry of Works led by Engineer Adebote at the FRSC Mowe command where it was agreed that critical corridors on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway should be opened for free flow during the Easter.

After the meeting, the team inspected the level of work at the construction site on the expressway and it was unanimously agreed that all diversions at the constructions spots should be opened from Thursday 14th April till Tuesday 19th April, 2022 for easy and seamless movement by motorists plying the road since there will be high influx of vehicles traveling in and out of Lagos during the festive season. 

Olusegun Ogungbemide used the opportunity to inform the public that FRSC Lagos is ready to provide the necessary safety and traffic control needed by motorists during the Easter special patrol as over 2000 personnels (both Regular and Special Marshals), 57 patrol vehicles, eight Bikes, three Ambulances, two Tow trucks, seven Breathalyzers would be deployed on major highways in Lagos State, to monitor, control traffic, and clear obstructions along critical route within the state during the Easter Special Patrol exercise.

The Special patrol, involving regular and special marshals, which kicks off on Wednesday 13th April, 2022 till Wednesday 20th April, 2022 will focus on Overloading, Speed limit violation, tyre violation, light sign violation among others. 
FRSC Lagos Sector Commander admonished road users to play their role by obeying rules and also cooperate with the FRSC officials and sister agencies along the critical corridors in ensuring free flow of traffic and a crash free celebration”.

He also advised the public to always call the FRSC toll free number 122 in case of any emergency on the highway.

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