The federal authorities and Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu have come beneath assault over the closure of Third Mainland bridge for six months.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, introduced that Third Mainland bridge shall be closed probably on July 24th for an additional section of restore works to start.
Popoola stated that consultations had been on in direction of evolving good site visitors administration structure.
The current improvement has stirred reactions from residents in Lagos as they’ve expressed concern over site visitors gridlock within the state.
Some Lagosians queried the federal government for taking such selections now regardless of having skilled virtually three months lockdown within the state.
Listed below are some feedback gathered by DAILY POST from Twitter:
@Akwalmoh “Why didn’t they perform this stated upkeep when the nation was in whole lock down, in any case some individuals on necessities had been allowed to maneuver round.”
@Aunty_Tp “My pricey governor Jide Sanwo-Olu with Eko Bridge nonetheless closed, the New Costain bridge unfinished, the kind of wet season we haven’t seen shortly, this isn’t the time to shut Third Mainland bridge. Surulere goes to be a complete mess to get round!
@Chuchu231 “That is some actual points. Federal authorities will simply get up someday and announce the closure of Third mainland Bridge with no 1/2month prior discover. The CMS and COSTAIN routes will quickly be incapacitated by excessive load.”
@Fredhodut “Ahh, that is wickedness of the best order. Eko bridge was shut down shortly earlier than the lockdown, up until now they by no means opened it. What options do they offer to us now. God dey oh.”
@Adenaike “I actually fail to know how we do issues on this nation. Most roads in Lagos are usually not match to be so known as. Shouldn’t the FG give @followlasg and Sanwo-Olu time to complete the roads earlier than closing Third Mainland bridge? Do governments right here get a kick out irritating the individuals?
@NiceObum “Ikorodu highway to island is partially closed from stadium – it gained’t assist the state of affairs to have each arteries closed.”
@Realanswerscom “A annoyed authorities, irritating residents with their incapacity to ship high quality management.”
@Susandamsel3 “Lagos is about to be loopy, why didn’t they do the work throughout lockdown naaa?
@Ekensmadus “The problem with management in Africa is the refusal to heed to the voice of the individuals! How do you shut down third Mainland Bridge when different entry roads are of their present state? Is that this closure actually in our curiosity? Have we considered the ache many will undergo?
@Dammy_Sinzu “Eko bridge from alaka finish has been closed since March with nothing completed to date and 3MB is about to witness identical. I’m sorry for this nation.”