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Lagos Traffic : Clearing Iganmu under bridge of squatters will solve traffic problems

Posted On 13 May 2021
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Lagos Traffic : Clearing Iganmu under bridge of squatters will solve traffic problems

 

Chairman, Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce), CSP Shola Jejeloye, has said that the clearing of the Iganmu underbridge would solve problems of traffic at the Apapa area of the metropolis. According to the chairman, after clearing the area of squatters and illegal shanties, the State Government would immediately put Iganmu under the bridge to good use.

 

CSP Jejeloye, said this after peacefully dislodging squatters and removing shanties as well as abandoned vehicles from the sprawling area.

 

According to him,

“the clearing of the place and dislodgement of squatters would bring to an end the incessant traffic robberies, indiscriminate parking of trucks, environmental nuisance, and selling of hard drugs prevalent in the area.”

He had on Monday served the occupants and owners of abandoned vehicles in the area a 3-day notice to remove kiosks, shanties, and abandoned vehicles from the area.

According to Public Affairs Officer Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) Mr. Femi Moliki:” The Chairman stated that the Governor Babajide Sanwo – Olu visited the area in company with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and that it was agreed that the place should be put to use as part of efforts to finding lasting solutions to the traffic jam in Apapa.

About the Author
Philomena  Ngozi Christopher-Oji was born to the family of the late Michael and Cecilia Ojeogwu of Ubulu-Uku, in Aniocha South Local Government Area, Delta State. She had her primary and secondary education in Nwanoli and Ezemu Girls College, in Ubulu-Uku, before she proceeded to the Delta State University, Abraka, where she studied English and Literary Studies.

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