August 4, 2019, All road users along ikorodu axis will remember the trauma they went through during the full scale consrtuction of ikorodu road from mile 12 to Ikorodu garage was going on, during this period they spent 9hours atimes sleep on the road in the course of getting to their final destination due lack of alternative routes by road leaving Lagos Suburb to join the city. Vice versa.
According to the Kosofe Post, correspondent yesterday as a result of the ongoing road rehabitation of the failed sections of ikorodu by mile 12,kosofe commuters spent between 8 to 9hours to get to their destination.
The standstill traffic increased transport fare. Fore instance; Tata, Red BRT Bus from 200 to 700, yellow bus from 300 to 1000, Motorcyle “Okada ” from 500 to 1000 or 1500 if the destination is Ojota or Maryland because vehicles also blocked the BRT corridor , the Blue BRT liberty was totally denied from bumber to bumber.
Some Lagosians going for Sunday Church worship and the Muslim Asalatul end up doing their service in the hold up.
Passengers Who cant no long endure the traveling hours alerted and started trekking as far as their legs can carry them.
Another problem of Ikorodu road apart from the rehabilitation once there’s major accident the entire road will be shutdown for the day.
Recalled Kosofe Post had earlier the terrible of the failed portion at mile 12. However, yesterday development further echoes alternative routes and the execution and implementation of the over 15years abandoned 4th Mainland bridge and improved and secured water transportation system to ameliorate the daily suffering encounter on Ikorodu road with or without the road rehabilitation.