Many motorists were reported got stranded in Gwagwalada, Abuja on Wednesday 24th March, 2021 due to road repair on Gwagwalada -Abuja road. the rehabilitation of the road causes serious hold up every day for travellers
TEC News reports that the traffic problem has become a recurrence issue in the last few weeks. This is coming at a critical time where rain fall is gradually coming up which can worsen the situation if unchecked.
Dasilva Johnson, a leader of National Interest Network (NIN), an NGO known to be focusing on national interest decried how the residents pass through `hell’ before getting to their homes.
Among other untold hardship brought by the repair of the road include water scarcity as water pipes are being destroyed, another challenge is increase in the transport fare as most transportation had increased by 100%.
Johnson, a cleric, educationist and media personality, who spoke on the suffering of the Nigerian citizens and pleaded for the intervention of the government said, the government should have the interest of the citizens at heart and therefore intervene. People are suffering”.
The Expozer news saw people stranded today for more than 6hours. The road was blocked complete with pedestrians struggling to have a space to put their feet. This is very unhealthy for the nation and something should be done on time. Residents who claim anonymous says the government is insensitive to their problem and need a change of conduct.