Motorists and commuters playing the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway have continued to groan over the slow-pace of work on the stretch of the road with most of them spending several hours for a journey that was supposed to last for 15minutes,
For several hours on Tuesday, the gridlock held back motorists and commuters between Ibafo and edge of the Long Bridge while the contractor – Julius Berger handling the project has been blamed for the wasted man-hour on the road.
Segun Hassan left Ibadan, the Oyo State capital to Lagos at 11am on Tuesday and on getting to Ibafo along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, he met a gridlock, which he thought would only last for few minutes. But for more than two hours, he waded through the traffic to get to the long bridge on the expressway.
A frustrated Hassan advised the Government to prevailed on the contractor handling the project to fast-track the process in the interest of members of the public especially road users.
Residents along the road are not left out of the gridlock as most of them have resorted to leaving home early to avoid the traffic.