Lagos Govt to Divert Ogba Traffic for installation of Concrete Culvert


The Lagos State Government has announced that on Tuesday, June 28 the traffic along Oba Ogunji Road, Ogba will be diverted for one week in order to enable them instal a precast concrete culvert across Metal Box Road.

The Commissioner for Transportation in the state, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, saying that said that the diversion would continue till Tuesday, July 5.

He explained that the diversion was necessary to provide lasting solutions to the flooding issues on some roads in the metropolis.

He urged motorists in the affected area to utilise Acme, Wempco, Akilo, and Ijaiye roads to connect to their desired destinations, adding that only Metal Box Road would be barricaded from traffic.

He noted that the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) would be on the ground to manage movement and minimise inconveniences.

Oladeinde pleaded with motorists to be understanding, stating that the current weather conditions had necessitated such steps.