Truck catches fire on Niger Bridge

Written by Nneka

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

Niger Bridge

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

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

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.”

The Punch learnt that 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 occassioned by coronavirus pandemic.

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