Lagos State Government has made an announcement that on the 3 of December, Oba Akran Avenue in Ikeja will be shut down, Punch reports.
The state has announced that this year’s edition of the Lagos Street Carnival will hold in the avenue on the set date.
The special adviser to the Governor on tourism, arts and culture, Adebimpe Akinsola made the announcement.
Several adjoining roads will also be closed on the day of the carnival, but alternative routes will be accessed by road users
Arrangements are in place to ensure that the venue and its environs are safe and incident-free.
We expect more visitors this year; so the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture is working with the police, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, the Federal Road Safety Corps, the Lagos State Fire service, and the Lagos State Waste Management Agency to ensure safety.
She added that amongst others artistes expected to perform at the carnival are: Olamide, Lil Kesh, Queen Salawa Abeni, Malaika and Tope Sax.