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ALERT: Use alternative routes — Abuja-Lokoja road flooded, FRSC warns

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised commuters and motorists to avoid Abuja-Lokoja road and use alternative routes.

TheLink News had reported that commuters were trapped on the road on Wednesday owing to flooding.

In an advisory, the FRSC said the road has been impassable for two days.

“This is to inform the general public, that owing to the flooding around Kortonkarfi in Lokoja, which has impeded the free flow of traffic on the Lokoja-Abuja Expressway for the last two days,” the Corps said.

“Motorist travelling to the South-West region of the country are kindly advised to take the Suleja-Bida-Mokwa road, while those travelling to the South-South/South-East regions are also advised to go through Nasarawa-Oweto Bridge-Adoka-Otupka axis.

“This is due to the fact that the water level may take another two or more days to subside.”

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