Pandemonium as Julius Berger bursts gas pipeline on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

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Pandemonium ensued on Tuesday as Julius Berger caterpillar burst a pipeline  at Ibafo on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Federal Road Safety Corps  Sector Commander in Ogun State, Clement Oladele, issued the following:

TRAFFIC ALERT FROM FRSC OGUN STATE COMMAND ON THE OBSTRUCTION OF TRAFFIC ALONG THE LAGOS – IBADAN EXPRESSWAY
ON TUESDAY 18 JUNE 2019

The Federal Road Safety Corps Ogun State Command wishes to inform the motoring public on the ongoing construction activities by Julius Berger Nigeria PLc which has affected an NNPC Gas pipeline around Ibafo, inward Lagos, which have caused gas leakage and is obstructing traffic on both carriageways of the Lagos – Ibadan Expressway around Ibafo, close to Mowe.

The affected corridor have temporarily stopped the Lagos bound traffic. This is to avoid injuries to motorists.

The NNPC has been contacted to attend to the leakage to minimise the dangerous impacts.

The FRSC Sector Commander, Clement Oladele has advised motorists not to panic as the situation is being managed in concert with sister traffic and emergency agencies .

Motorists are advised to avoid the location till the situation is totally brought under control .

Motorists are also advised to use alternative corridors of , Ikorodu – Sagamu ; Lagos – Ota – Abeokuta and Lekki – Ajah – Epe Corridors.

Motorists can contact FRSC toll free number 122 to report any traffic emergency.

Signed Route Commander Florence Okpe FRSC Public Education Officer For : Sector Commander FRSC Ogun State Sector Command..

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