Truck catches fire on Niger Bridge


The Anambra State axis of the  River Niger Bridge on Friday morning was reportedly gutted by fire.

It was gathered the fire emanated from a truck that went in inflames on the bridge.

The Public Relations Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Anambra State, Paschal Anigbo, confirmed the incident.

He said, “A truck is currently on fire on the River Niger Bridge, this morning Friday 5 June 2020.

“The Fire Service has been contacted.”

There had been some agitation in some quarters over the barricade of a section of the bridge by the Anambra State Government as a measure to check influx of passengers into the state as a result of the lockdown occasioned by coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


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