The General Manager Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Yussuf Alli has said some parts of Lagos will be shut down for 12hrs for the Marathon race.
Alli gave a detailed information on road closure on February 11, 2017 the date of the second edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.
Alli disclosed that for about twelve hours some part of Lagos will be shut down for the safety of thousands of runners, hundreds of thousands of cheering fans and millions of Lagosians.
Alli urge residents of Ikeja and environ going to Victoria Island to go through Ikorodu Road, vehicles from Badagry, Mile 2, and environ going to Victoria Island to go through Apapa and Orile to link Eko Bridge to Victoria Island, while residents of Lagos Mainland, Surulere and environ are advised to avoid Masha Area and National Stadium but they can link Victoria Island through Iponri/Iganmu, Eko Bridge then to Victoria Island.
Alli also said Vehicles coming from Ibadan, Mowe and environ can link Victoria Island through Ojota, Ikorodu Road, Eko Bridge to Victoria Island, while vehicles from Okota go through Mile 2 to Orile , Eko Bridge to Victoria Island, those from Sango-Otta going to Victoria Island MUST go through Mushin, Funso Williams Avenue (Western Avenue), Eko Bridge to Victoria Island and vehicles coming from Epe, Ajah , Lekki and environ must use the Alternative Route to Victoria Island, lastly Ikoyi residents going to the Mainland can use Alfred Rewane (Kingsway Road) link Osborne to the Mainland.
Alli said the following roads will be totally or partially closed.