Heavy downpour collapses bridge in taraba state.

Taraba witnessed a heavydown pour which was believed to have damaged many properties, which included the bridge linking jalingo and Wukari at Maraban Gassol in taraba state.

The Federal Minister of works and housing Babatunde Fashola  in his statement signed by Mr Theodore Ogaziechi,the director of information in the ministry in abuja,said the incident occured after the heavydownpour on wenesday evening.He further explained that contractors had been mobilized to commence emergency work to ease the flow of traffic on the road.

Fashola therefore urged motorists to use alternate route through Jalingo-Garba-Cheda-Bali takum-katsina ala,adding that good work will commence on the bridge on thursday.The Frsc marshal,Boboye Oyeyemi deployed road safety marshals to the scene of the incident to ease the diversion of traffic on the road.

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