Presidency Extends Operation On Apapa Gridlock By 48 Hours
The presidency says it is monitoring progress of the operation restore order designed to resolve the Apapa gridlock in Lagos.
The seventy two hour operation which is coming on the heels of the assessment visit by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo last week, has been extended for another forty-eight hours.
A statement by the media aide to the Vice President Laolu Akande says the extension is to allow for a more effective restoration.
The statement adds that both the federal government and the Lagos state government are working with all the relevant agencies and stakeholders to comprehensively tackle the challenges of ports congestion and the traffic gridlock.
He noted that concerns arising from the operation including those regarding the relocation of trucks and trailers to parks, are being reviewed.