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World Cup Qualifier: Lagos Govt Shuts Roads Ahead Of Nigeria vs CAR Clash

Ahead of the 2022 World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and the Central African Republic today, the Lagos State government has directed that some roads around the National Stadium in Surulere be closed.

The start time for the match is 5pm.

This was contained in a statement signed and issued by the State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederick Oladeinde.

Oladeinde said vehicles will not be able to access Surulere from the Teslim axis beginning 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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