IKOT UKPONG BRIDGE COLLAPSES
Ikot Ukpong Bridge in Obot Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state has finally collapsed while a truck loaded with cement from Ikot Ekpene attempted to pass through the road this morning. People are seen helping themselves with the cement while a large chunk of the product is buried in the stream.
With this unfortunate development, Obot Akara residents(Ikot Ukpong and surrounding communities) have been cut off from Ikot Ekpene and the rest of the state except they go through Nto Edino via Umuahia road. I appeal to the State Government through the Ministry of Works to intervene urgently to ameliorate the sufferings of the people.