The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) through its transport secretariat, has deployed 900 traffic management personnel, 100 patrol vehicles, 17 motor bikes and 15 trucks for special traffic management during the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), holding in Abuja today.
Secretary, FCTA Transportation Secretariat, Comrade Kayode Opeifa, who disclosed this in Abuja yesterday, added that in view of the expected high influx of vehicular and human traffic into the city, vehicular movement through Shehu Shagari Way, would be diverted at Ralph Sodeinde Street by Bullet Building to link Central Business District.
Also, motorists are expected to 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.
In addition, officers of the Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS) 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 administration.