There is tight security at the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge on Friday morning, April 15, as the Lekki Concession Company (LCC) put machinery in place to resume tolling at the Bridge. Investigations reveal that the there is heavy security there. It was gathered that no fewer than five police patrols were stationed at strategic locations of the bridge to prevent any breakdown of law and order.
Also officials of the LCC were in various corners of the tolling corridor as vehicles were seen passing the bridge. contrary to an earlier announcement, payment of tolling using the upgraded electronic tag introduced by the LCC would commence today. Ahead of the reopening, the LCC has advised motorists who have the old e-Tag which has now expired to contact its customer service for the upgrade device.
Nigerian comedian, Mr Macaroni, has shared one of the many death threats he receives regularly, and this time, it is for speaking up against the re-introduction of fares at the Lekki tollgate. The comedian took to his Twitter page to share a screenshot of a message he got from someone who vowed to kill him on sight. The person wondered what business Mr Macaroni has with the Lekki tollgate and predicted that he might lose his life because of the foolishness.