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Many Stranded As Olodo Bridge Collapses In Ibadan

by Silverbird News24

Many stranded as Olodo bridge collapses in Ibadan.

The bridge, which connects the city of Ibadan Oyo State to the town of Iwo, Osun West Senatorial District in Osun state, collapsed after heavy rains  on Sunday leading to flooding in the area.

The heavy rain caused disruption of vehicular and humans movement around Iwọ Road Axis to other parts of Ibadan,Oyo and Osun State with many commuters stranded and unable to reach their destinations.

As at the time of filling this report,officials of National Emergency Management Agency ,Oyo state Emergency Management Agency and other state anti flooding parastatals are at the scene to get first hand information.

Traffic Officials are currently working to divert the traffic on the major highway which could be days or even weeks before it is repaired.

The Oyo and Osun State Governments had signed an agreement for the reconstruction and Expansion of the road in 2022 under the Seyi Makinde and Gboyega Oyetola Administration.

The project is currently ongoing on road which, is expected to ease travel and Commerce between Several parts of Oyo and Osun States.

However residents of Olodo,Eji Oku Monatan and other communities plying the collapse bridge urged government to rebuild the bridge on time while working on alternative route for the users of the collapse bridge pending the completions of the damaged bridge.

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