Free Movement As FG Removes Barriers On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Federal Government has opened the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway for use to motorists during the Yuletide season in fulfilment of its earlier promise to remove the barriers narrowing the popular expressway specifically, all obstructions on section one, which spans Ojota in Lagos to Sagamu Interchange, were removed.

Federal Government also removed crash barriers and other diversion points for the free flow of traffic on the Opic u-turn section of the highway.

Director of Federal Highways, South West, Adedamola Kuti who supervised the reopening said the government promised to re-open the highway to traffic on Thursday but brought it forward to ease gridlock.

Meanwhile, another tanker laden with fuel exploded on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, the explosion occurred at Araromi Town before the Interchange and is causing traffic gridlock.

According to the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC Ogun Sector Command, efforts are on to bring the situation under control, while advising motorists to make use of alternative routes to avoid unnecessary delays.