Nigeria vs CAR: Lagos govt announce closure of roads for World Cup qualifier

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Lagos State Government has announced that some roads around the National Stadium in Surulere will be closed ahead of today’s 2022 World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and the Central African Republic.

The match is billed to kick off by 5pm.

In a statement signed by the State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, vehicles will not be able to access Surulere from the Teslim axis from 12noon.

This includes the service lane inbound the National Stadium from Alaka and Teslim Balogun Stadium from Ojuelegba.

Motorists 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. Alternately, they can use Adelabu to connect Babs Animashaun/Eric Moore axis to link Brewery and access Costain or Eko Bridge.

Those heading towards Ikorodu Road from Surulere have been advised to make use of Akerele to link Ogunlana Drive inwards Itire road and connect Ojuelegba to their destinations.

The commissioner assured that the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, alongside security agencies will be on the ground to ensure seamless traffic flow.

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