in ,

Residents, Motorists Stranded As Bridge Collapses In Ekiti

Spread the love

The bridge links between the Ilawe community in Ekiti South West local government and Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti capital collapsed on Wednesday September 14, 2022 after heavy rainfall in the area.

Residents were said to have been stranded, following the collapse of the bridge.

The people and motorists plying the Ilawe-Ado Ekiti routes have lamented the collapse of a bridge at Ilawe Ekiti.

They said the situation had cut off residents from the capital city and called on the state governments to reconstruct the bridge.

READ ALSO:Missing 16 Year Old Girl Found In Her Boyfriend’s House (AN INSIDE LIFE STORY)

Among communities affected by the collapsed bridge are Igbara Odo, Ilawe, and Ado Ekiti as well as those travelling out of the state to Ondo State.

Residents said that the bridge, which caved in on Tuesday evening following downpours, was weakened by persistent erosion, overflow of water, as well increasing movements of heavy-duty vehicles along the road.

Meanwhile, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised motorists to use alternative routes.

READ ALSO:Police declares Dispatch Rider after Watching him on CCTV Footage Stealing A Car Brain Box

SPEO, RC TD OJO made the advice on Wednesday 14 September 2022  and said development makes it outrightly impossible for vehicles to pass through Ado – Igbaraodo route.

“A bridge at the entry of Ilawe Ekiti from Ado just collapsed and the development makes it outrightly impossible for vehicles to pass through Ado – Igbaraodo route.

 

“FRSC Officials are on the ground for traffic diversion. This will continue until the needful is done by the appropriate authorities.

 

 

“Motorists are advised to use the following alternative routes. 

 

READ ALSO:   RELATIONSHIPS: Loving yourself should be your first priority (WORDS OF REFLECTION)

 

Dear Friends,

IN order to continue enjoying our fascinating news updates without any interruption, kindly send your first name, state or location to our WhatsApp No. 09069473894 to receive our news updates directly into your WhatsApp box as it breaks.

We count on you for your maximum support and patronage.
Note: If you are already in our WhatsApp Broadcast List Database, you need not make any new request.

We remain yours truly,
www.sojworldnews.com
SOJ WORLDWIDE…an ONLINE NEWS with a difference.

 

 

Written by Ruth Semilore

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Missing 16 Year Old Girl Found In Her Boyfriend’s House (AN INSIDE LIFE STORY)

Toddler Takes ‘DEMONIC DOLL’ Everywhere She Goes, Making Other Kids Cry (READ FULL DETAILS+PHOTOS)