AFCON Nigeria Vs Lesotho: Lagos Restrict Vehicular Movement Around Stadium

The Lagos State Government has placed restriction of vehicular movement around the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere ahead Super Eagles game against Lesotho on Tuesday.

Super Eagles will play at the Teslim Balogun Stadium for the first time after 20 years and the Lagos State government through the Sport Commission decided to take proactive measure of averting gridlock.
According to a statement on Monday by the Executive Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Mr Sola Aiyepeku, there will be restriction of vehicular movement from 10am to 10pm.

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Aiyepeku said “There will be partial restrictions of vehicular movements in and around the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere on Tuesday from 10 am to 10 pm.

“Vehicles approaching Teslim Balogun from Ojuelegba and Alaka/Eric Moore can only use the flyover, as no car will be allowed to pass in front of the National Stadium and Teslim Balogun Stadium without a special pass.

“Only vehicles with VVIP stickers or Tickets can be allowed to approach the National Stadium. 

“Vehicles with VVIP Stickers or carrying persons with VVIP Tickets will also be permitted to access the Teslim Balogun Stadium.

“ONLY cars containing passengers with tickets can approach and enter National stadium to park. 

“Also, pedestrians without tickets will not be allowed to come close to either of the two stadia.”
He appealed to Lagosians to abide by the restriction order and regretted any inconvenience it mat cause during the period of closure.
Nigeria have already booked a ticket to the AFCON 2021 following Lesotho 00-0 draw against Sierra Leone on Saturday.

Super Eagles further went on and defeated Benin Republic 1-0 to solidify their first position in Group L.

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