Travellers praised FG over better highways

Commuters who traveled at some point of the Christmas have recommended the Federal Government over what they stated changed into an improvement on a number of Nigerian highways.

Some of the commuters, who spoke with the New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday, in Abuja, in separate interviews, said the development ensured their protection and shortened their journey time.

Mr John Edobor, who traveled to Benin from Abuja in the course of the festive season, stated the traffic go with the flow on the road changed into better compared to previous studies.

Edobor stated that the opening of the Okene bypass became one of the projects that eased the float of site visitors at some stage in the season.

He noted that the greatest undertaking of travelers at the axis through the years had have been the congestion in Okene metropolis.

He said although there had been portholes on some sections of the street, there was, but, unfastened waft of traffic for the duration of the season.

“In the beyond, we went via Okene, however with the hole of the pass, the city turned into completely cut off.

“The road is not perfect yet due to the fact there are nonetheless sections that are terrible, but the pass shortened our tour time by three hours.

“When the roads had been in very terrible nation, it took us 9 hours to get to Benin from Abuja however with the improvement, we spent approximately six hours,” he stated.

Mr Obi Uzo, who traveled to Enugu all through the festive season, stated the road became higher as compared to the previous years where passengers had to sleep on the road because of congestion.

Uzo, but, said there had been a few quantities of the road that needed to be fixed, like the Ajaokuta-Itobe street, Aloma Junction to 9th Mile in Enugu, in addition to Kabba Junction to Okene street.

He referred to as on the Federal Government to expedite movement on commencement of work at the deplorable components to ease shipping challenges on the street.

“The nation of the roads is higher now as compared to preceding years, even though there are still some areas with potholes,” he introduced.

Mr Segun Afolabi, who visited Lagos for the duration of the xmas, stated that there had been improvements on the street, but delivered that he plied the Obajana road rather than the usual Akure road.

Afolabi stated that motorist for the duration of the season plied the Obajana street, which he defined as “a short cut”.

He stated that although a few portions of the street have been in precise condition, other elements however, needed to be labored on.

“On a trendy observe, there may be great improvement on the road because by means of my calculation, journey time become shortened,” Afolabi concluded.

“When the roads had been really awful, we used a mean of 12 hours to get to Lagos, but with the quick cuts and improvement on the street, we spent about 9 hours.

“There is honestly an development, but my appeal is for authorities to expedite movement at the rehabilitation and final touch of the Akure direction.

“It is due to the fact the Akure course is deplorable that motorists went through the Obajana course.

“Also, authorities has executed well on Ibadan-Lagos Expressway, however should put in more efforts to ensure crowning glory of the venture,” Afolabi said.



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