Bridge Collapses In Shendam LGA of Plateau After Heavy Downpour

A Bridge linking Total in Shendam local government council of Plateau state has collapsed following heavy downpour.

Our correspondent gathered that the bridge collapsed on Sunday afternoon.

Aliyu Baga, a resident of Shendam LGA of Plateau state who confirmed the development to our correspondent said although no life was lost ,he lamented that the collapse of the bridge would inflict more hardship on the people of the Local government council.

In his words ” The people of the LGA have to look for alternate road to go into the town and other local government councils .

” It is the only bridge that eases the movement of farm inputs and all other important economic and social activities in our Local government ,he appealed to relevant authorities to come to the rescue of the people of the council.

He added that the bridge was constructed around 1970 .

Shendam LGA is the LGA of the immediate past Governor of Plateau state Simon Lalong and now Hon. Minister of Labour and Employment.

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