Tragedy was averted in Abia state as the popular Igwu bridge, made with irons and planks which links Ndi Ebe Abam to other towns collapsed yesterday July 1st when a 25 tons tipper carrying gravel plied on it.
Photo of the collapsed bridge
According to Linda Ikeji, no lives was lost but the villagers have said as a result of the bridge collapsing they don’t have access to other towns as it served as the only way the residents of the area used to get through to other towns.
The villagers are reportedly appealing to the Arochukwu L.G.A. Chairman and Abia State government to come to their aid and help construct the bridge which has been neglected for years in a better way that will last saying people residing in the town have been adversely affected by this incident.
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