3 LGAs, Parts Of Oyo Cut Off From Kwara As Ohan Bridge Caves In


The partial collapse of the Ohan bridge in Asa local government area of Kwara State, has cut away three local government areas (LGAs) from other parts of the state.

The development has also cut away some parts of Oyo State from Kwara.

The affected local government areas in Kwara are Baruten, Kaiama and Asa.

LEADERSHIP observed that a section of the bridge has caved in, making it impossible for vehicles to pass through it.

The alternative route created by motorists near the bridge cannot be used presently because there was high volume of water, occasioned by the rains.

The development is already taking its toll on the economy of both Kwara and Oyo States as traders from Oke-Ogun axis which has close proximity with Ilorin, the Kwara state capital can no longer travel to Ilorin for business transactions.

The deplorable condition of the Ohan bridge was also hindering transportation of crops and food items from Kaiama/Baruten area regarded as the food basket of Kwara to…

Source: Leadership Newspaper