Chairman of Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau state, Alex Miskoom Naantuam has confirmed that one person lost his life when a bridge collapsed in his council area
According to him, several others were also injured during the incident which occurred in the early hours of Sunday after a torrential rain that lasted for several hours
The Chairman spoke after visiting the collapsed bridge located between Nshar and Garkawa communities on Monday
According to him, the situation demands urgent attention from government if the people must continue to carry out their economic activities and link up with the rest of the communities.
The chairman who described the incident as sad called on the State government to come to the aide of the people
Jay FM reports that the collapsed bridge in Shendam is the second one within one week in the Southern Senatorial Zone of the state as a result of heavy rainfall.