In preparation of the FIFA 2022 World Cup Qualifying Match between Nigeria and Liberia by 5:00pm on Friday, 3rd of September, 2021, the Lagos State Government will divert Traffic leaving and coming into Surulere at Stadium.
In a statement released by the Ministry of Transportation, Commissioner, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde revealed that the vehicles will be barred from accessing Surulere from Teslim axis from 12:00 noon, including the Service lane inbound the National Stadium from Alaka and Teslim Balogun Stadium from Ojuelegba.
Motorist heading towards Costain, Lagos Island from Masha/kilo and Surulere are advised to use Adeniran Ogunsanya or Bode Thomas to link Iponri or Eric Moore to access their destinations or alternately utilize Adelabu to connect Babs Animashaun/Eric Moore axis to link Brewery and access Costain or Eko Bridge.
In the same vein, motorists can use the aforementioned route to access Surulere from Lagos Island while traffic heading towards Ikorodu Road from Surulere is also advised to make use of Akerele to link Ogunlana Drive inwards Itire road and connect Ojuelegba to their destination.
The Commissioner assured that the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) alongside Security Agencies will be on ground to ensure traffic flow is seamless, stressing that the cooperation of the surulere community and all that ply the affected axis is vital to the ease of the flow of traffic.
Oladeinde reiterated the commitment of the Babajide Sanwo-olu led administration to ensuring that the past glories associated with the State in the Footballing world is re-enacted to make Lagos a home ground of the Super Eagles.
Dr. Frederic Oladeinde
Honourable Commissioner for Transportation
2nd September, 2021.