Apongbon fire: NEMA announces alternative routes for Lagos motorists
The National Emergency Managemeny Agency (NEMA) has announced alternative routes for Lagos Island-bound commuters and motorists following the fire incident in the Apongbon area of the state on Wednesday.
The announcement was made on Wednesday by NEMA South-West Zonal Coordinator, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye in Lagos.
Recall that fire gutted shops under the Apogbon section of the Eko Bridge on Wednesday.
“The alternative routes are: movements from Ikorodu Road, take a detour via Jibowu to connect Yaba through to Oyingbo or Adekunle, from there to Adeniji and Adeniji to Ebutte Ero or continue movements toward CSM or inner Marina.
“Second route for those going to Ijora, Costain or inner part of Surulere, can continue through the crawling movement to connect Eko bridge, take a detour to Ijora and continue the journey to Apapa or toward Leventis, UBA roundabout to connect Marina.
“The Federal Ministry of Works has been called upon to close the bridge and carry out integrity tests to determine the safety of the bridge for further usage,’’ Farinloye said.
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