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Lagos State Government has said that it will eradicate gridlock on Mile 2-Tincan axis of the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway. Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Mr Sola Giwa, who gave the promise while inspecting the Mile 2-Tincan axis of the highway, said that despite the success recorded in managing traffic flow in and out of Apapa Port, the state government had been trying to resolve the challenges plaguing the construction.
He further said that the concerns of the truckers and the construction company, Hi-tech, had been well noted by the traffic management enforcement team, adding that they will be engaged to create and implement a lasting solution to reduce the gridlock on the lane inbound Tincan Port.
Giwa, who affirmed that the Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led administration would continue engagement with all stakeholders to ensure co-operation and speed in rounding up construction of the port access roads and ensuring seamless movement in and out of Apapa and its environs, reiterated that Okada operations is still prohibited at Apapa despite recalcitrant riders seen flouting the ban.
He said that the penalties would be meted out accordingly by the security formations charged with enforcing the ban across the 10 local councils of the state. Affirming the words of the Special Adviser,
Meanwhile, the Port Manager of Hi-Tech, Willie Barkhuisen, said that with the support of the state government, the company would complete rehabilitation works along the axis in two months.
Also, General Manager, Engineering, Dangote Group, represented by Akinsanya Bolaji, lauded the state government for its dedication and support in ensuring that the rehabilitation of the port access roads is completed in record time. He assured that the Dangote Group would remain supportive towards bettering port operations.Follow us on social media