APC Convention: FCTA deploys traffic personnel, patrol vehicles

Hudu Yakubu, Abuja


The  Federal Capital Territory Administration in Nigeria says it has  deployed 900 traffic Management personnel, 100 patrol vehicles, 17 motor bikes and 15 ton trucks for special traffic management during the national Convention of the All Progressive Congress slated for Saturday, 23rd June, 2018 in Abuja.

The FCT Administration noted that, this was in view of the expected high influx of vehicular and human traffic into the City.

The mandate Secretary, FCT Transportation Secretariat, Comrade Kayode Opeifa announced that vehicular movement through Shehu
Shagari Way will be diverted at Ralph Sodeinde Street by Bullet building to link Central Business District.

The Secretary added that, Motorists will also be diverted at Kur Mohammed Street and Constitution Avenue at Bayelsa House to Central
Business District while traffic on Ahmadu Bello way will equally  be diverted at Ralph Sodeinde Street by Finance Junction to Central Business District.

“In addition, officers of the Directorate of Road Traffic Services and other relevant Traffic Enforcement Agencies would be deployed to the venue, various routes adjoining the venue and other parts of the City to ensure seamless traffic flow “ he stated .
Comrade Opeifa however urged the motorists and other road users to
take special note of the event at the Eagle Square and use the alternative routes provided by the FCT Administration.

He also solicited for the understanding and cooperation of the members to the temporal traffic routes reordering during the convention period.