The Federal Government has suspended work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway owing to the Eid-el-Kabir holiday.
This was announced Monday by the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Olukorede Kesha, in a statement.
In the statement, Kesha, an Engineer, said the suspension of work on the ever-busy road would be from June 27 to July 2, 2023.
Kesha said: “Due to the recent heavy traffic flow being experienced on the Lagos Shagamu route in the last couple of days ,the inclement weather conditions, the forthcoming Eid Kabir & the advice of the traffic management team deployed to manage traffic related issues on the project, Construction activities on this ever busy & very important highway will be suspended from Tuesday, 27th of June to Sunday,2nd of July,2023.
“This is to allow travellers easy passage during the Eid holiday & minimise the discomfort during this very important period.
“Travelers are advised to cooperate with Traffic Management Team deployed on the highway to manage traffic.
“Wishing everyone happy Eidel Kabir celebrations.”