Over 300 LASTMA officials to monitor marathon

Over 300 Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officials will control traffic during Saturday’s City Marathon, Acting Commissioner for Transportation Prince Anofiu Elegushi said yesterday.

Elegushi, who briefed reporters on the 42-km race, which starts at the National Stadium, Surulere, and ends at Eko Atlentic City, Victoria Island, advised residents to use the alternative routes created to avoid untold hardship.

The marathon will hold between 6am and 2pm.

The commissioner said there would be traffic restriction inward Fadeyi, Ojuelegba and Stadium. No U-Turn will be allowed between Anthony through the Interchange and Jibowu on Ikorodu Road as well as between Ojuelegba and Stadium on Funsho Williams Avenue.

Other areas include Gbagada inward Third Mainland Bridge, Falomo Roundabout inward Bourdillion and Akin Adesola Street inward Bar Beach.

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