Lagos State Appeals to Motorists Ahead of Eagles Match


The Lagos State government has released a travel advisory for motorists in Lagos state ahead of the AFCON qualifier match between Super Eagles and Lesotho

The last leg encounter is billed for the refurbished Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Tuesday.

The statement reads:

“This is inform members of the Public that the Super Eagles will be playing Lesotho on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere.

For easy vehicular movement in and around the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, there will be partial restrictions of vehicular movements in and around the Stadium.

Vehicles inbound the stadium from Ojuelegba to Alaka and outbound to Marsha area will be partially restricted

● All Vehicular movement around the stadium must stop from 10am.

This would imply:

● Vehicles approaching Teslim Balogun from Ojuelegba and Alaka/Eric Moore can only pass by on the flyover.

No car can can drive around the stadium from that time till 10pm.

● only vehicles with VVIP stickers or Tickets can approach the stadium to park in National stadium.

Only vehicles with VVIP Stickers or carrying persons with VVIP Tickets can drive into and park in Teslim Balogun.

● ONLY cars containing passengers with Tickets can approach and enter National stadium to park.

● Neither shall any pedestrian without tickets be allowed to come close to the stadium

The Executive Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission, Sola Aiyepeku, on behalf of the Lagos State Government, appeals to Lagosians to abide by the travel advisory regrets any inconvenience this action will cause during the hours of the closure.

It is instructive to note that Super Eagles has qualified for the African showpiece in Cameroon next year while the opponent have nothing to best for the game with all hope lost already.

The game is scheduled for 5pm in the evening.


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