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The Owerri Capital Development Authority (OCDA) has closed the 2nd Inland Road constructed by the administration of the former Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha.
OCDA in a statement by its chairman, Innocent Ikpamezie, it said it had to take action following consistent complaints received from the users of the bridge.
According to Ikpamezie: “The General Manager of Owerri Capital Development Authority ,OCDA, alongside his assiduous team have closed the 2nd Inland Road as the poorly constructed bridge has collapsed.
“The attention of the GM OCDA, was drawn to the death trap scenario which facilitated the immediate closure of the road to avert unseen mishap to Imolites. The 2nd inland road collapse is as a result of the poorly constructed Nworie bridge at the 2nd inland Road Owerri by the past administration.”
“The GM, OCDA on behalf of the Imo state Government pleads with motorist and all road users who frequent that circuit to find alternative route to their various destinations as the Shared Prosperity Government led by His Excellency, Dist. Sen. Hope Uzodinma, the Executive Governor of Imo State proffers lasting solutions to these poorly constructed infrastructures in Imo State,” he said.