- Music star Darey Art Alade has called the attention of the Lagos state government to an uncovered manhole on the Idumota bridge
- Rapper MI Abaga also joined his colleague in creating awareness about the imminent danger of the manhole
- Reacting, some Twitter users wondered who could have been responsible for stealing the manhole lid
Popular Nigerian singer Darey Art Alade is definitely among the entertainers that endeavour to use their fame and social media platform to speak up against ills in the society and agitate for a better government.
Just recently, the multiple award-winning artist used his Twitter platform to call the attention of the Lagos state government to an uncovered manhole on the popular Idumota bridge in the state.
Alade shared a short video clip of the manhole and tagged the Twitter handles of the state governor Jide Sanwo-Olu and some other responsible bodies.
See his tweet below:
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Manholes are strategically sited on the roads in the state to ease proper inspection, cleaning and removal of sewage.
Also using his Twitter platform to amplify the message of the imminent danger, rapper MI Abaga posted a video on his page and called on the necessary authorities to wade into the matter in other to save lives.
Sharing a clip of the uncovered manhole, MI said: “Apparently this open man-hole is in Lagos around iddo area.. dear @jidesanwoolu@lagosstategov please let’s save lives and deal with this!!!! Guys please retweet this and tag relevant authorities till this is fixed.”
See his tweet below:
Several Nigerians flooded the comment section of both entertainers with mixed reactions. Read what some of them had to say below:
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In a related manhole story, Legit.ng previously reported that the environmental task force of Amuwo Odofin local government area, Lagos, arrested two young men for allegedly stealing manhole covers in the area.
The young men were reportedly arrested on the verge of carting away the stolen manhole covers at 401 and 512 roads.
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