Traffic in one of Africa’s largest cities is gradually ‘killing’ people - Latest report

Traffic in one of Africa’s largest cities is gradually ‘killing’ people - Latest report

- Information available suggests the city of Lagos in Nigeria is one of the most populated in the world

- A man, Yinka Ogunnubi, revealed that he once spent almost four hours on the road between his home and his office

- Lagos is estimated to be the world's biggest city by the year 2100 with a population of about 88.3 million

Traffic in Lagos, one of the biggest cities in Nigeria, has reportedly taken a crucial twist as people are kept in traffic for hours before reaching their destinations.

YEN.com.gh understands that a 50 kilometer journey from the airport to Ajah on Lago Island can take about eight hours, which is an estimated two hours longer than a flight from Istanbul to Nigeria.

Dissatisfied with the situation, Yinka Ogunnubi, an upset commuter, revealed that he once reached his office at 9:10am even though he left home at 5:30am.

Traffic in one of Africa’s largest cities is gradually ‘killing’ people - Latest report

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Lagos is ranked as the third most stressful city in the world, edition.cnn.com reports.

Details reveal that the city is crowded and over eight million people move around in five million vehicles and use a network of about 9,100 roads every day.

Available statistics show that the people of Lagos averagely spend 30 hours in traffic every week or 1,560 hours every year.

YEN.com.gh understands that by the year 2100, Lagos could become the biggest city in the world and have a population of about 88.3 million.

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According to him, Ghana is home and he is satisfied with all that he has seen since he arrived in the country.

The comedian added that he felt robbed because until now, he had not been able to visit a place he calls home but he is feeling better now.

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