Inhabitants of Ajegunle, a suburb in Lagos are lamenting the takeover of their streets by Apapa bound trucks and tankers causing movement issues and backing off financial exercises .
The overwhelming obligation vehicles , generally loaded down with 20 and 40 foot compartments have assumed control Otto Woff Road through Mba to the prominent Boundary Market. A moment one is from Suru Alaba from the Mile Two Orile Road through Ojo Road to Boundary.
The region turned into an elective course following the poor obstructed condition of the Apapa Oshodi Express Road and Funso Williams Ijora street prompting Nigeria’s main port in Apapa.
The circumstance , which has put substantial weight on the streets, has put numerous parts in conditions of dilapidation and caused gradualness in the developments of individuals .
A portion of the inhabitants addressed communicated stresses that the streets, which are not Federal streets , will be harmed as they were not developed for such overwhelming vehicles leaving the weight of upkeep for the state and Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Council.
George Adewole, an inhabitant, said ” We are being baffled, day by day as our streets have been assumed control by enormous trucks. We can’t openly drive inside our region as we used to.
“Some portion of our stresses is that we don’t get to a circumstance where trucks will fall on individuals and littler vehicles. It’s a hazardous pattern that ought to be desperately tended to.
“It has influenced our neighborhood economy and way of life. It has additionally caused genuine natural issues. The street is tight now, the individuals who do business motorcycling don’t have free entry like before.Even the truck and tanker drivers are crapping in our canals and part of the streets”
Paul Omononye a dealer in the prominent Boundary Market said “Transports going to Boundary from Otto Woff and Oregie Oja don’t get to the last transport stop any longer on account of the hold up caused by the lines of huge vehicles. They end their adventures around second Nosamu transport stop in this manner constraining workers to trek some more separation to their goal”