- The Nigeria Army has partly fulfilled its promise to build a standard bridge in Bauchi
- This is as military engineers were seen carrying out reconstruction works at a collapsed bridge close to Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa University, (ATBU) in Bauchi
- The collapse of the bridge had led to the death of at least four students of the institution
Engineers of the Nigerian Army have begun reconstruction works on a collapsed bridge in Bauchi which led to the death of four students of the Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa University, (ATBU) in Bauchi.
According to Andee Iheme, the spokesman of ATBU, on Friday, October 4, the military's move is in keeping with its initial promise of constructing a high-profile bridge that will connect major areas in the state, Daily Trust reports.
In a message of gratitude to the force, the institution said that the military's initiate reflects its readiness to bring development to not just the state, but the country in general.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that President Muhammadu Buhari had sent a message of condolence to the bereaved families of the late ATBU students who lost their lives on Monday night, August 5.
One of President Buhari's media aides, Garba Shehu, in a statement, referred to the news of the sudden deaths as “tragic, sad and unfortunate.”
Legit.ng reported that Buhari also called ATBU to take the safety and welfare of students as top priorities.
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