Vehicles plying the Lekki and Admiralty toll plaza in Lekki and Ikoyi in Lagos will enjoy a toll free as announced by the Lagos state governor.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared Thursday, July 11, a toll-free day during the morning and evening peak hours for vehicles plying the Lekki and Admiralty toll plaza in Lekki and Ikoyi.
After a tour of the Victoria Island-Lekki-Ajah axis over traffic gridlock and flooding issues, the governor made this announcement while addressing reporters.
He explained that the decision was made in order to carry out a proper traffic situation analysis in the area to find solutions to the issue of traffic gridlock in the area. The toll plaza will, according to The Nation, be left open between 6.30am – 9.30am and 4.30pm – 8.00pm.
In his words, “We visited the Lekki – Epe and Lekki-Ikoyi tolls for inspection on the best ways to ease traffic. To carry out a feasibility study on finding a solution, there will be free toll passage during the rush hours of 6.30am – 9.30am and 4.30pm – 8pm tomorrow at both toll gates.”