Motorists Seek Security For Collapsed Niger Bridges

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Gov. Sani Bello of Niger State.

Motorists plying the Mokwa-Lagos route in Niger have called for deployment of security to prevent armed attacks.

The motorists, also appealed to the Federal and State Governments to construct temporary wooden bridges across the collapsed bridges on the route following serial attacks by armed robbers on the alternative routes they ply.

Two bridges that link Western and Northern parts of the country collapsed on June 4 and June 11, respectively, as a result of flood at Tatabu and Bokani villages, both in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

Malam Jibrin Ibrahim, the Chairman of Lagos Line Kpakungu Motor Park, Minna, on Wednesday called on the federal and state governments to construct temporary wooden bridges for small vehicles to transport passengers.

He said that smaller vehicles were now using Bida/Patigi, Enagi/ Lafiyagi and Gbajebo/Tatabu…

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