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Man dies on Kwara bridge due to heavy downpour


Moshe Gada Bridge Kwara rain

A man identified as Mallam Babangida of Tunga Rijawa has died in the early hours of Sunday, after falling into Moshe Gada Bridge in Kaima, Ilorin, due to a heavy downpour.

Mr Babawale Afolabi, the Spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, confirmed this in a statement on Sunday in Ilorin.

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Afolabi said that the dead body was later found beside the river.

”The deceased, who was a security guard of Turning Point Construction Company, after closing from work around 6:00 a.m, was trying to cross the bridge.

”As a result of the heavy rainfall, the wave pushed the ladder away and he fell into the river.

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“His dead body was later found beside the river,” Afolabi said. (NAN)