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All is now set for the second edition of the Lagos Street Carnival scheduled to hold on Sunday, December 3, 2017.

The Carnival will be held at the entire stretch of the Oba Akran Avenue, Ikeja, from 12noon.

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The 12-hour Carnival, consisting of Parade of Colours and Music, is a product of the Lagos state government, in collaboration with HEAT Entertainment outfit.

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Fola Adeyemi, in a statement, said the 2017 Lagos Street Party, which has now been rebranded into Street Carnival, is a private sector initiative.

He said the Carnival will witness a parade of colours by representatives of all the 57 Local Government Councils and Council Development Areas and Organised Private Sector participation from Lagos Island and other parts of the State.

The Carnival, according to him, will provide fun and entertainment to the family, and would have Kiddies section with variety of over 18 games to take care of their needs.

Also, the adult section will be thrilled with carnival procession and musical performance by “A” list Artistes like Olamide, Terry G, Saheed Osupa, Li Kesh,, 9ice, Humble smith, Salawa Abeni, MC Arole, Malaika, Olu Maintain,, YCee, Reminisce, Big Shef, etc.

Adeyemi said the entire stretch of the Oba Akran Avenue would be closed to vehicular traffic from Ikeja under bridge to Sapara Street and all adjoining roads.

He, however, said that alternative routes have been provided through Ile Zik to connect Ikeja, while motorists can also navigate through Akani Doherty through Ladipo Oluwole, Adeniyi Jones and Aromire road to connect Obafemi Awolowo way.