Asa river bridge may collapse - expert
Following the continuous heavy rainfall across some states in Nigeria, Kwara was not left out as a popular Asa river bridge in unity road in Ilorin is witnessing a heavy blockage of refuse which might lead to over flooding if continues
In his own assessment of the situation, the permanent secretary of the ministry of environment and forest, Isiaka Al-Amin expressed his sadness over the condition of the river, he noted the ministry had more than thrice removed refuse from the river and people still refuse to stop dumping refuse into the river
He also advised those owning buildings on the waterway to remove their shops and action would be taken against them
The state director of fire service also warns the general public to stop dumping refuse into the river as the bridge may likely collapse.
A resident also appealed to the state government to look into the plight of the people around the river