- Professor Yemi Osinbajo went to Niger state to assess the state of a collapsed bridge
- The acting president received a rousing welcome from the people
- The collapsed bridge has affected transportation in the region
Acting president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has visited Niger state to assess the collapsed Mokwa-Jebba Bridge in the state.
The acting president was also joined by the minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, to look at the level of damage on Monday, July 10.
NAIJ.com had reported that the collapse was caused by heavy rainfall and has affected motorists and commuters on both sides of the road.
Officers and men of the command led by the Unit Commander (ACC) Danladi Samari reported on the scene to inspect the bridge when it first collapsed.
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There was no record of casualty at the time the bridge collapsed.
About a month ago, there was a report that a bridge at Gidan Mai Village along Mokwa - Makera road collapsed due to heavy rain fall. There was no vehicular movement from both sides due to the collapse.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mokwa, released pictures of the bridge in the state via their official Facebook page.
Watch a NAIJ.com TV video of Osinbajo speaking about the issue of Biafra: