The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says it will deploy 900 traffic management personnel, 100 patrol vehicles, 17 motor bikes and 15 ton trucks for special traffic management during the National Convention of the All Progressive Congress (APC) slated for Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the Eagle Square, Abuja.
In view of the expected high influx of vehicular and human traffic into the city, Kayode Opeifa, FCT Secretary, Transportation Secretariat, announced that vehicular movement through Shehu Shagari Way will be diverted at Ralph Sodeinde Street by Bullet building to link Central Business District.
Motorists will also be diverted at Kur Mohammed Street and Constitution Avenue at Bayelsa House to Central Business District while traffic on Ahmadu Bello way will equally be diverted at Ralph Sodeinde Street by Finance Junction to Central Business District. Motorists will also be diverted at Kur Mohammed Street or Constitution Avenue by Benue Building to link Central Business District.
In addition, officers of the Directorate of Road Traffic Services and other relevant Traffic Enforcement Agencies would be deployed to the venue, various routes adjoining the venue and other parts of the City to ensure seamless traffic flow.
Opeifa however urged the motorists and other road users to take special note of the event at the Eagle Square and use the alternative routes provided by the FCT Administration.
He also solicited for the understanding and cooperation of the members to the temporal traffic routes reordering during the convention period.