Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has cried out about the gridlock caused by tanker and truck along Apapa wharf road.
The former governor of Lagos State said that the situation is giving him sleepless nights as the Christmas period approaches.
He called on the stakeholders involved to contribute their part in ensuring that residence of the state did not go through unnecessary stress in the cause of making use of the road said that importer and exporter can make use of alternative port.
“Exporter and importer needs to think about pain and discomfort they are causing people of Lagos while road repair is going on and they need to think of what to do to ease the pain. There are other Port in Warri, Calabar among others. Although it may not be convenient but at least it will reduce pain.”
The minister further enjoined the organization and companies that carries out business in the area to come up with suggestions that will help in addressing the situation while the road construction lasted.