Independence day: Traffic Struck Lagos as Obidients holds Rally

Independence day: Traffic Struck Lagos as Obidients holds Rally

Independence day: Traffic Struck Lagos as Obidients holds Rally

Fatimah Idera

The supporters of Labor Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, had on Saturday, held a rally in four different areas of Lagos which resulted in heavy traffic.

Thousands of Obidients converged on strategic parts and occupied the street of Lagos by endorsing their preferred candidate.

The supporters at Ikeja assembled at the Archbishop Vining Church from 7 a.m, at the same time, another crowd had gathered at the FHA ground in Festac Town, and at the National Stadium in Surulere, also at Lekki, the supporters marched along the Lekki-Epe expressway, avoiding the tollgate where over a dozen police patrol vans and armed officers laid siege.

Also at Festac Town, the procession, joined by persons living with disabilities, moved from the FHA ground to Apple Junction and Mile 2. While from National Stadium, Surulere to Lekki, and from Ikeja to Festac area of Lagos.

Meanwhile, many of the supporters on Saturday morning were seen holding the posters of the LP candidate and his vice, Yusuf Baba-Ahmed, who had branded vests as they marched around and moved to the bridge leading.

However, the rally grounded vehicular traffic along the Lekki-Epe corridor, Ikorodu road, Mile 2, Opebi, and Maryland. The rally caused both human and vehicular traffic around the Stadium axis, from Alaska and Teslim Balogun Stadium and down to Ojuelegba.

Recall that the Federal high court in Lagos had on Wednesday ordered the LP and its supporters not to converge on the Lekki tollgate for the rally.

At Lekki Toll Gate, the Lagos State Police Command was able to enforce a court order of No rally should converge at that location.

editor

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: