The Ogun State Police Commissioner, Edward Ajogun, has warned traders in Kara market to desist from causing traffic gridlock at the Berger end of Lagos/Ibadan highway.
The CP gave the warning when he visited the Ojodu Berger area to appraise the traffic situation in the area.
DAILY POST reports that there has been serious gridlock at the Berger end of the expressway as a result of activities of cattle and ram sellers, whose trading activities have been causing obstruction to the free vehicular movement in that axis.
The traders had witnessed a rise in trading activities in the past few days, as a result of the Islamic festival.
Earlier, the CP had ordered the Area Commander of Sango Ota, the DPO of Ojodu Abiodun division as well as state traffic officer to move their men to the scene to ease traffic congestion in the area
On a visit on Tuesday, being Sallah day for an on-the-spot assessment, Ajogun assured commuters plying the road of their safety.
He stressed that “henceforth, the command will no longer tolerate any act capable of disrupting free movement of vehicles in any part of the state.
“Anyone caught in such activities will be made to feel the weight of the law,” Odumosu warned the livestock traders.