Tight security at Lagos airport ahead of Buhari’s visit


A high number of security operatives were, on Wednesday, deployed to strategic positions at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, ahead of the working visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state.
According to NAN, the security operatives were already at their respective positions around 7.15am.
They included officers from the Nigerian air force (NAF), Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
Also on ground were officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) who controlled traffic within the airport and its environs.
Buhari is visiting Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria, to inaugurate some projects executed by the Lagos state government.
The projects are – Institute of maternal and child health (Ayinke House), Lagos theatre, Oshodi transport interchange and international airport road as well as 820 mass transit buses.
Meanwhile, here are the roads to be closedduring the president’s official visit to the state.
Motorists are advised to avoid the roads while those who find it unavoidable to ply the listed roads were advised to be patient and co-operate with traffic managers.