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Assessment of The Impact of Road Transportation on Tourism Patronage at Freedom Park, Lagos State, Nigeria

OLAWUYI Olakunle Shakur
AYOMIDE Diamond Onifade


Background: Transportation is important for the movement goods and human being from one location to another. It reduces journey time significantly. It also facilitates productivity and profitability via making it easy for consumers of goods and services to access goods and services in real time. Transportation makes it possible for tourists to get to and depart from tourism destinations. Road transportation is the most used, amongst other mode of transportation.
Objective(s): The study examined the impact of road transportation on tourism patronage at Freedom Park, Lagos Island, Lagos state, Nigeria.
Methods: The research design used in this study is the quantitative research design. Retrieved data via questionnaire were descriptively analyzed.
Results: The result of the study reveals that there is a general perception that the road transportation in Lagos is good and it is safe to ply at any time of the day .
Conclusions: However, the road that leads to Freedom Park is not in a good condition and it is capable of influencing tourism patronage at the park negatively. The road leading to the park should be rehabilitated and better maintained .

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