Apongbon Fire: FG Shuts Eko Bridge As Fires Razes Shops , Damages Part Of Bridge
Following the fire outbreak that gutted the popular Apongbon market on Lagos Island, the Federal Government has stated that it will carry out an integrity test on the burnt Apongbon Bridge in Lagos before it can be reopened to traffic.
The Lagos Controller, Works, Federal Ministry of Works, Engr. Olukayode Popoola, unveiled this after the urgly incident that that claimed properties of the citizens.
According to findings, the fire was said to have damaged the part of Eko Bridge around the Apongbon market which links Lagos Island to Mainland.
Emergency officials had put out the fire which destroyed many shops in the densely populated market.However the fire outbreak has been the moistened and all situation are in control.
Eaglesightnews sourced from dialy trust that the bridge would remain “barricaded” pending when an integrity test would be carried out on the bridge to know whether it would be permanently shut down for repair or not.