One thing that visitors to Lagos always complain about is the traffic. A notorious traffic that was never there in the 1980s. However, due to population explosion, traffic has become a thorny issue which has defied solutions so far. It must also be said that the lack of diversity of the Lagos and Nigerian transport system has put so much pressure on the road. Thus, the monster everyday traffic in the city.
For those who reside in Lagos, they are already used to it even though the cause of the traffic is often times man-made. As for first-time visitors to the city, we share 5 traffic hacks that can easily help you find your way around the commercial nerve center of Nigeria and help you get through.
Leave home early for appointment
If you have an appointment with anyone in Lagos, you should leave home as early as possible. What you should simply do is to leave home early to avoid traffic. For an 8am appointment, you should leave home 5am. This is the daily routine of an average Lagosian who resides in the Ipaja area of Lagos and works on the Island.