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Nigeria Labour Union, Ogun Residents Protest On Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway




Some members of the Nigeria Labour Congress and residents of Ogun State have blocked the Sango Ota part of the Lagos—Abeokuta Expressway in protest towards the deplorable situation of the highway.

In line with witnesses, the protesters blocked the Sango-Ota highway within the Ado-Odo/Ota Native Authorities Space of the state from Joju Bus-Cease to the Storage space of the realm.

The protesters demanded that the federal and state governments ought to discover a lasting answer to the deplorable state of the highway, Punch stories.

The protesters carried placards with varied inscriptions similar to “Restore our highway with quick impact or face the wrath of the plenty; “400% hike in transport fare as a consequence of dangerous highway”; “Our roads are demise traps repair our roads”; “No good roads, No cost of tax”; “Our taxes are meant for fixing highway so what occurred”; and “Industries in Ota are relocating and shutting down as a consequence of dangerous roads”.

The state NLC chairman, Emmanuel Bankole, acknowledged that the union determined to protest to point out its displeasure over the continued non-challant perspective of the federal government after the go to of the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, to the highway and didn’t do something concerning the highway.

The protesters, nevertheless, threatened to close down Ogun State if development of the highway didn’t begin in 21 days.

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