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Lagos State Sports Commission Issues travel advisory for 10km Lagos Women Run Mini Marathon

BoomRadioNG | November 11, 2021

The Lagos state sports commission has announced a travel advisory to Lagos motorists and road users on the roads that would be shut down on Saturday, 13th November, 2021 for the forthcoming Y2021 Mini-Marathon for Women tagged “Lagos Women Run”.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Executive Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Sola Aiyepeku. He said the mini-marathon, planned to be both virtual and physical race, will attract over 10,000 women across the globe who have expressed interest to participate in Africa’s largest female fitness gathering.



The routes that will be temporarily closed to traffic during the period include Marina Bridge inwards Apongbon, Onikan inwards J.K Randle Avenue (TBS) and Muson Centre/Flag House inwards TBS.

Others are Water Board/NITEL/Marina Bridge/IPP, Inner Marina Road inwards NITEL/State House, Ebute-Ero inwards Eko-Bridge, ljora Olopa/LAWMA HQ inward Ijora Oloye/Marine Bridge, Eko-Bridge descending to Alaka, Alaka inwards Stadium/Surulere on the Service Lane and Broad Street by Elegbata/Ofin/Apongbon.

Mr aiyepeku therefore advised motorists coming from Victoria lsland and lkoyi to make use of Carter Bridge (ldumota Bridge) to lddo-Oyingbo-Herbert Macaulay or use Third Mainland Bridge through Alfred Rewane-Osborne Road, while those from Ebute-Ero can go through Eko-Bridge to link Adeniji-Adele Interchange to Carter Bridge (Idumota Bridge) to connect Iddo-Oyingbo-Herbert Macaulay Way down to Adekunle to Third Mainland Bridge or Herbert Macaulay way to Jibowu before accessing their preferred destination.


Executive Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Sola Aiyepeku


He added that “Motorists from Apapa Road wanting to connect Stadium from Alaka should make use of lponri Estate to connect Bode Thomas Road, while Lagos lsland bound vehicles from Surulere are free from any restrictions”,

Aiyepeku also implored motorists to plan their journey according to the issued travel advisory for the duration of the race that is scheduled to begin at 6:30am, appealing to road users to bear with the temporary inconvenience that may be experienced during the mini-marathon.



Dolupo Balogun

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