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LASG closes Mile 2 to Tincan Island for repairs



The Lagos State Government has shut the road from Mile 2 to Tincan Island Port , in the Apapa area of the state .
The road was shut to motorists on Monday, June 17 , 2019 , and the closure would last for 48 hours , a statement said on Monday.
The Permanent Secretary , Ministry of Transportation , Dr Taiwo Salaam, in the statement by the public affairs unit of the ministry , said the closure would allow the construction company working in the area to speed up palliative repair works on the corridor .

Salaam explained that the development was due to recurring accidents experienced by motorists on the road .

“ The permanent secretary advised all trucks to avoid the corridor to allow the repair works which is being done in the interest of motorists .

“ He said the repairs and so many others in the offing are in consonance with the top rated plans of the administration of Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu to make Lagos traffic free for its teeming residents , ” the statement added .