Disaster as Flood washes away major road in Akwa Iibom
The Akwa Ibom State Government has announced the immediate shutdown of Hospital Road, at Midim, in Abak LGA for urgent intervention and rehabilitation. .
Commissioner for Works, Mr Ephraim Inyang-Eyen gave the order when he paid an unscheduled visit to inspect the road which has collapsed to the pressures of a devastating gully erosion by the Obot Street intersection.
Inyang-Eyen blamed the collapse on poor drainage system and disclosed that construction workers will be mobilized to the site to commence emergency remedy work.