Lagos State Government 3 days ago worried over the safety of the Marine Bridge, which tapers from Ijora to Apapa, had ecountered partial collapse. and this also made the Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Tunji Bello, notified that the inspection of the area along with his Transportation counterpart, Mr. Kayode Opeifa pointed out that a lot of dangerous weapons “were uncovered from the ghetto houses and illegal structures built under the bridge.
MR.Bello was alarmed that the state of insecurity caused by illegal parking of articulated vehicles and building of unaccepted structures were therefore were respectively opened and demolished.,due to the listed kind of weapons uncovered that is guns of different sizes,, knifes, axes and others diabolic instruments, the defiants under this bridge used to obtai and terrorise unsusspecting victims and residents of the area. Bello explained that the occupants “are mostly illegal immigrants who are from Nigeria’s neighbouring countries” such as Chad and Niger and from the Northern parts of the country..
The Lagos state government and the Federal government has team up with together with police command to combart the activities of these defiants in the area and also the traficc menace caused by the tanker and trailer drivers in the lagos area.