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French President Emmanuel Macron To Visit Femi Kuti’s African Shrine, Lagos State Diverts Traffic For 12 Hours

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French President Emmanuel Macron To Visit Femi Kuti’s African Shrine, Lagos State Diverts Traffic For 12 Hours

The President of France, Emmanuel Macron is set to visit Lagos State on Tuesday, 2nd July, 2018.

Macron will be hosted by the Lagos State Government at the Popular Afrobeat joint own by Femi Kuti, scion of late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikilapo-Kuti.

In a statement released by Lagos State government, traffic around the venue will be divert for 12 hours while the French President is around.

Trade full statement below;

PRESS RELEASE

MACRON VISIT: LAGOS ANNOUNCES TRAFFIC DIVERSION IN ALAUSA, AFRICAN SHRINE AXIS

Ahead of the historic visit of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron to Lagos, the State Government on Sunday announced that there would be traffic diversion and restricted movement from 12 noon to 12 midnight on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 around the Alausa, African Shrine/Agidingbi axis.

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Taiwo Salaam in a statement appealed for the understanding of residents, urging motorists to make use of alternative routes provided.

“While we regret the inconvenience that this might cause the public, especially those who live and work in the area, we appeal that you kindly bear with us during this period and make use of the alternative routes provided,”, Salaam said.

Macron is expected to be hosted by the State Government at the African Shrine on Tuesday.

SIGNED

TAIWO SALAAM

PERMANENT SECRETARY

MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION

JULY 1, 2018

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