Scene of traffic
The Airport road at the federal capital, Abuja is currently on lockdown over traffic snarl as irate marketers at the Gosa market, protested a quit notice given to them by the Federal Capital Development Agency (FCDA).
Accordiing to PREMIUM Times, pedestrians and motorists were held in the gridlock as the protesters blocked the key road that leads into the city.
While speaking to correspondents, a motorist identified as Abubarkar Waziri, who said he had been stuck in the traffic for over three hours, said he was on his way from Gwagwalada to Wuse.
He alleged that some touts who took advantage of the chaos and extorted drivers and broke the windscreens of some cars.
“There was a notice by FCDA to Gosa market to quit and the people are protesting. They have blocked the road for over three hours with no movement around Gosa under the pedestrian bridge.
“Some of the boys are trying to extort money from drivers and broke some glasses, windscreen. I got stuck on my way from Gwagwalada to Wuse,” Waziri said.
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