ABEOKUTA: In order to enforce full compliance with the total lockdown directive of the Federal and Ogun State governments, authorities in the state have announced the restriction of vehicular movement on 12 major roads across the state.
The 12 routes along the Ogun traffic corridor for closure are: Lagos-Ibadan Expressway; Abeokuta-Ifo-Sango/Ota Expressway; Interchange-Sagamu-Ijebu/Ode-Benin/Ore Expressway; Abeokuta-Odeda-Ibadan Highway; Sango/Ota-Atan-Owode-Idiroko Highway and Atan-Lusada-Agbara-Badagary Highway.
Other are: Papalanto-Ilaro-Owode-Idiroko Highway; Ijebu/Ode-Itoikin-Agbowa-Ikorodu Highway; Sagamu-Ogijo-Ikorodu Highway; Abeokuta-Kobape-Siun-Interchange Expressway; Ijebu/Ife-Ilese-Ijebu/Ode-Oru-Ibadan Highway and Rounder/Abeokuta-Olorunda-Ayetoro-Imeko-Ilara Border.
The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, (TRACE), the Vehicle Inspection Service, (VIS) and Ogun State Command and So-Safe Corps had collaborated in a strategic enforcement plan, through joint patrol operations at all borderlines with neighbouring states and Republic of Benin.
This, it was learnt, “is to ensure that the directives of government on measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, especially as it relates to human and vehicular movement is enforced.”