Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu has visited the long bridge and Kara end of the Lagos/Ibadan Express to monitor the clearing of obstructions which he says are the main cause of the gridlock in the area
In a statement by the Police Public Relations officer CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the police boss in the state says the command has resolved to liberate the Expressway from traders who have turned the and route to market square where rams and other sallah items are being sold. The heavy presence of traders along the Expressway has contributed to continuous gridlock which could trigger security risks on both states, Lagos and Ogun, if not timely checked.
The Commissioner of Police has taken the bull by the horn as he ordered the Commanders Rapid Response Squad, Lagos State, CSP Yinka Egbeyemi and Taskforce, Lagos State, CSP Sola Jejeloye to detail some of their men and patrol vans at the axis in order to complement the efforts of the Ogun State Police Command in sanitising the area.
Odumosu then assured the general public, especially road users along the axis, of adequate traffic management and security of lives and property during and after the Eid-El Kabir celebration.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, was accompanied to the area by the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Lagos State, Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide, the Officer in charge, Lagos State Traffic Division CSP Titi Oriyomi, Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi and others.
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