Ahead of theJune 12 Democracy Day celebration, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has announced that some roads will be closed in the nation’s capital, Abuja.
This was contained in a statement on Monday by Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Public Education Officer,
Kazeem disclosed that the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has directed Commanding Officers across the country to ensure full deployment of personnel and logistics to ensure prompt removal of obstructions and effective traffic management.
“To also minimise all variables that could possibly lead to traffic congestion around the venue of the event in Abuja, concerned agencies have identified diversion points around the Eagle Square”, it added.
“Accordingly, the Corps wishes to advise motorists driving within the Nation’s Capital to take the following diversions:
“Diversion ‘A’ -Water board/ Deeper Life Junction, Diversion ‘B’- Aso Drive by DSS Headquarters to DPO Mpape, Diversion ‘C’- FCDA by Finance Headquarters, Diversion ‘E’- National Assembly and Diversion ‘F’-Gana-Transcorp Hilton.
“Others are; Diversion ‘G’- Nitel Junction by Ahmadu Bello Way, Diversion ‘H’-Kur Mohammed by Benue House Plaza, Diversion ‘I’-NNPC Tower, Diversion ‘J’-Federal Secretariat Phase III under the bridge, Diversion ‘K’-Behind Foreign Affairs under the bridge, Diversion ‘L’-FCDA by POWA, Diversion ‘M’- Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Expressway (Inter Section into 3 arms zone) and Diversion ‘N’- Fly over by Jaiz Bank.” He said.
The statement called on the public to utilize the FRSC Toll free numbers 122 and call in case of any crash, obstruction or emergency for prompt response.