Standstill on Abuja-Keffi road as Army set up roadblock


Thousands of civil servants and artisans are currently stranded on the ever-busy Abuja-Keffi road as Nigerian Army operatives set up roadblocks against commercial and private commuters.

Workers who left their homes as early as 6 a.m. were trapped inside their vehicles when I arrived at 9:20 a.m.

According to our correspondent, the chaotic situation has forced several people to abandon their vehicles and walk several kilometers to meet appointments.

Read also:  Sterling Bank is accused by the Kogi Commissioner of opening a N20 billion bailout account without his knowledge.

The road was shut down at the Kugbo Mechanic Village section of the Abuja axis.

No reason has yet been given for the reinstatement of roadblocks against traffic, which had been suspended for more than two years.

The majority of commercial drivers who spoke with our correspondent bemoaned the unexpected return of the military to the road and pleaded with government officials to look into their plight.

Read also:  Boko Haram: Terrorists kidnap travelers along Ngamdu in Borno State

At the time of writing, the long lines of vehicles that began at Kugbo Mechanic Village had reached Masaka, near Keffi.

Expectedly, okada riders have been doing well, charging as much as N1000 to transport a passenger to Kugbo.

Get every Post-UTM, Admission, List, JAMB, WAEC, NECO, and Schools Resumption Date, Breaking News on your WhatsApp Status Now - To join, click the links below.
Join Television Nigerian Whatsapp Now
Join Television Nigerian Facebook Now
Join Television Nigerian Twitter Now
Join Television Nigerian YouTUbe Now


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here