The Kogi State Home of Meeting has known as on the Federal Authorities as a matter of pressing public significance to restore the Felele axis of the Abuja – Lokoja Freeway to avert future lack of lives within the state.
DAILY POST recollects that over 30 persona final week Wednesday misplaced their lives whereas a number of different sustained levels of accidents when a tanker exploded alongside Felele/Lokoja/Abuja street.
The decision to deal with the dangerous state of the roads in Kogi State was contained in a Movement of Pressing Public Significance moved by the Deputy Speaker and member representing Ankpa I State Constituency, Rt Hon Ahmed Mohammed throughout the home sitting on Wednesday.
He known as on the Federal Authorities to restore the dangerous parts on Felele axis of the freeway and in addition to requested the Federal Fireplace Service and Kogi State Authorities to equip the Lokoja station fireplace service to deal with any eventuality.
In keeping with him, “Inside an area of two days, one other calamity additionally befell a multi-million naira Digital Store in Lokoja, which was gutted by fireplace destroying all the property in a midnight fireplace outbreak.
“It’s expedient for the meeting so as to add its voice in urging the suitable authority to do the needful for the good thing about the folks”.
He recommended Governor Yahaya Bello for his immediate motion of visiting the Honourable Minister of Works and Housing in Abuja, Barrister Babatunde Fashola on the very day, the accident occurred in Lokoja to solicit for the eye of the Federal Authorities on all federal roads in Kogi State.
Ruling on the movement, the Speaker, Rt. Hon Matthew Kolawole, mentioned “it’s unhappy for the state to witness such an enormous loss within the human capital of the state. It has turn out to be vital for the State Authorities to erect pedestrian bridges in Felele and Kogi Poly gate to guard the folks within the space”.
He mentioned the Home as a matter of urgency will go to the Honourable Minister for Works and Housing and the Comptroller Normal of the Federal Fireplace Service to attract their consideration on the significance of the wants of the state in the meanwhile.
On the finish, the Home noticed a minute silence for the departed souls within the accident, praying that God will grant the state and the households the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.