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In Kwara Tatabu village bridge collapses due to rain

There were no deaths recorded during the incident, although a few vehicles fell into the collapsed section of the road.

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The collapsed bridge at Tatabu village along Mokwa-Jebba road in Kwara state play

The collapsed bridge at Tatabu village along Mokwa-Jebba road in Kwara state

(Nairaland)

After heavy rainfall on Monday, June 12, 2017, a bridge at Tatabu village along Mokwa-Jebba road in Kwara state has collapsed.

There were no deaths recorded during the incident, although a few vehicles fell into the collapsed section of the road.

The collapsed bridge at Tatabu village along Mokwa-Jebba road in Kwara state play

The collapsed bridge at Tatabu village along Mokwa-Jebba road in Kwara state

(Nairaland)

 

Officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), led by the Unit Commander ACC Danladi Samari, were at the scene on Tuesday to assess the damage as movement on the bridge became impossible.

Officers of the FRSC on the scene of the collapsed bridge at Tatabu village along Mokwa-Jebba road in Kwara state play

Officers of the FRSC on the scene of the collapsed bridge at Tatabu village along Mokwa-Jebba road in Kwara state

(Nairaland)

 

The FRSC has advised that motorists use an alternative route to continue their business while repairs commence on the bridge.

The administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan awarded the contract for the rehabilitation of the Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa-Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna road to the tune of N14.58 billion in November 2013.

Construction workers working on Jebba road in December 2016 play

Construction workers working on Jebba road in December 2016

(The News Nigeria)

 

350 construction workers and 100 sets of equipment were deployed in December 2016 to work on the project.

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