FG, Stakeholders Prepare for Year-end Traffic

20 Dec 2012

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Traffic jam on the road

By Bennett Oghifo

The Federal Ministry of Works, Thursday in Lagos flagged-off activities to ensure safety and free flow road traffic as people move around for end of year festivities.

The Director of Works, South West Zone of the Federal Ministry of Works, Alhaji Kabiru Abulahi, who performed the ceremony at the weight bridge at Ikosi end of Lagos, said it is a national programme called “Operation Safe and Free Flow of Traffic during the festivities” and that it took place simultaneously in all the six directorates across the nation.

“What is happening today in Lagos is also happening in the other parts of the country as the federal ministry of works is determined to give Nigerians a hitch free Christmas and new year,” he said.

Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen, he said initiated the programme, which started last year, stating that it was designed “to reduce if not eradicate accident during the yuletide.”

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