Following the Rivers State Government's Special Announcement on the closure of Old Aba road by Rumuogba flyover including Rumuibekwe Housing Estate junction on new Aba road for two Months from 5th July, 2020 to 4th September, 2020, the Sector Commander FRSC Rivers State Sector Command Corps Commander, Salisu Umar Galadunci, has called on all motorists to adhere strictly to the planned routes of diversion of traffic as provided for by the Ministry of Works.
According to the divert chart from the FRSC, Rivers State Command ,all "heavy duty and smaller vehicles from old Aba road are to pass through Rumuogba-Woji road to YKC junction then turn left on Woji-Elelenwo road and turn left on Elelenwo-Akpajo road to get back to Port-Harcourt-Aba Express road.
"Smaller vehicles can navigate from railway through Rumuibekwe Housing Estate to New Aba road.
"Heavy duty and smaller vehicles from oil mill should divert at Rumuokwurusi-Elelenwo-Akpajo road to woji-Elelenwo road big roundabout turn right to get to YKC through Woji to Rumuogba junction and connect Aba road.
"Smaller vehicles can navigate through Rumuibekwe Housing Estate to Woji road to old Aba road."
The Sector Commander urged all motorists to drive patiently, share the road with other road users, avoid wrong parking to enhance free flow of traffic on the routes and avoid lane hopping as these wrong actions will jeopardize efforts of road traffic managers.
Corps Commander Salisu Umar Galadunci further called on business owners and offices to ensure that their business activities do not hinder the flow of traffic and ensure that their vehicles and those of their clients are parked responsibly without impeding the movement and flow of vehicles along the route of diversion.
According to a release from the Route Commander, Public Education Officer for Corps Commander, Michael S John, the Sector Commander has created traffic control points along the stretch of the route and appealed to all road users to cooperate with his Men as their mandate is to ease off flow of traffic and ensure that motorists reach their destinations in good time, even as he wished all road users safe driving as they go about their normal businesses.