The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has announced traffic diversions ahead of the March 26, APC National Convention slated to hold at Eagle Square, Abuja.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), in the FCT, DSP Josephine Adeh, said this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.
Adeh said the diversion was to ensure safety at the convention and the continuation of economic activities that largely depended on road traffic.
She said the command had drafted an operational order to maximise the deployment of human and material resources for the success of the convention.
The spokesperson said areas to be closed to traffic included; Goodluck Ebele Jonathan by Court of Appeal, behind Court of Appeal, ECOWAS by Women Affairs, Finance junction, behind Foreign Affairs, Kur Mohammed, by National Mosque and Benue Plaza.
Others are Nitel Junction, Phase 3, NNPC Towers, Ceddi Plaza bridge, Gana St. by Transcorp, DSS Headquarters Phase 1, NASS Junction, Bullet, and Bayelsa House,” she said.
Adeh said the arrangement was made for security optimisation and ease of transportation during the convention.
She urged road users in Abuja to cooperate with the police and consider the use of alternative routes.