The Presidency has announced that all articulated vehicles parked along roads in Apapa and its environs in Lagos State have been cleared off to ease vehicular movement.
The Presidency made this known in a series of posts on Twitter on Tuesday while providing an update on the presidential directive on the Evacuation of trucks and trailers off Lagos bridges, roads, inner streets and free access to Lagos ports.
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President Muhammadu Buhari had last Wednesday ordered the immediate evacuation of all trucks and trucks parked on roads leading to the Lagos Ports in Apapa and adjourning streets within 72 hours.
According to the tweets from the president’s office on Tuesday, all the articulated vehicles on the roads have been moved away from Eko Bridge and its diversions to Apapa and Ijora respectively.
The presidency tweeted: “The trucks and trailers are no longer on any part of Eko bridge, from the Alaka entrance of the bridge in Surulere.
“The trucks and trailers are no longer on the two diversions of Eko bridge to (1) Ijora 7up, at the Costain axis and (2) to Apapa at the Ijora Olopa, close to Iddo axis.”
The presidency also disclosed that the trucks and trailers have been moved to the National Theatre gate overlooking the Ijora-Olopa axis of the state.
“As of Sun 26th May, the gradual movement into the Ports has moved the trucks and trailers at the Ijora Olopa axis of Iddo/Ijora Olopa road to the National Theatre gate overlooking the Lagos State water corporation at Ijora Olopa.
“The entire Costain roundabout on Funso Williams avenue inward Iponri/Surulere and the Nigeria Breweries, Iganmu axis are completely devoid of parked trucks and trailers,” the tweets read.