Gradually, Nigeria is going on a total lockdown as more states close their borders as a measure to curb the spread of COVID-19. When The Guardian visited the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway toll gate end bordering the two states, there was little or no activities in the Ogun State end. All shops were locked in the border area of Lagos and many commuters stranded.
Partial closure of various sections of the Lagos Ibadan Expressway has caused untold hardship for commuters and residents who reside in Ogun state and work in Lagos. Residents are not happy with the slow progress that the contractors have made so far.
Officials of the Lagos Traffic Management Agency, LASTMA, are intent on ensuring that there is a smooth flow of traffic on Lagos roads as they were spotted on Wednesday, 26 June, removing container-laden trucks from the Toyota end of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway.