Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the current flooding that took over a brand new bridge being constructed round Kotonkarfei city in Kogi State on the Abuja-Lokoja Expressway.
The deplorable state of affairs has held up commuters for a number of hours, leading to heavy visitors gridlock.
Ripples Nigeria gathered that the heavy visitors has triggered a hike in gasoline costs for motorists within the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.
Following current developments, the Federal Street Security Fee (FRSC) has suggested commuters to take a distinct route.
The state of affairs which has left many passengers stranded has been producing reactions.
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See how Nigerians are reacting:
That is to tell most of the people, that owing to the flooding round Kortonkarfi in Lokoja, which has impeded the free stream of visitors on the Lokoja-Abuja Expressway for the final two days,
— FRSC, NIGERIA (@FRSCNigeria) October 6, 2022
The tragic flood in Kogi state attracted no go to from the best stage of Authorities in Abuja.The ruling social gathering and the oppositions can be in Lokoja for the marketing campaign quickly.
— Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) October 5, 2022
Bruh!!! Have a look at this abeg, Lokoja highway 😳😳 pic.twitter.com/PZdrIOgbVf
— Abuja Streets (@abujastreets) October 5, 2022
The Lokoja bridge is very flooded ensuing to a really heavy visitors gridlock.
This has resulted in large gasoline shortage in Abuja and environs as gasoline tankers have been caught in Lokoja for over one week. pic.twitter.com/vaIqD2So3f
— BillionaireMindset 🇺🇸 🇬🇧 🇨🇦 (@chris_onah) October 6, 2022
Proper now, all of us can agree that Lokoja flood is below reported. pic.twitter.com/3cGCHtYTcb
— EbiraConnect (@EbiraConnect) October 1, 2022
Lokoja: Submerged homes alongside the River Nigeria. That is some sort of movie-like tragedy. Over 500 homes buried underwater. What occurs to their properties, certificates? Whew! pic.twitter.com/0FvJZ4CXa8
— Ekene Bismark (BTV) (@BismarkEkene) October 6, 2022
Nigeria is going through an enormous Disaster!
See Abuja Lokoja specific highway over flooded and I didn’t hear of any handle by the President? Or declaration of a state of Emergency? Deployment of Army personnel?
Na OYO be our case pic.twitter.com/TPu3zMRSHr
— BIG JOE OF LAGOS 🇳🇬🇫🇷(PhD) (@JosephOnuorah) October 6, 2022
Keep away from Lokoja-Abuja highway in any respect prices. You go first begin with automobile then climb bike, trek 1km then enter boat. pic.twitter.com/2caIBcNFny
— Abuja’s most interesting 😎 (@Kaku1094) October 5, 2022
Our ideas and prayers goes to all of the flood victims in Lokoja. Might the Almighty grant them consolation. 🏾❤️
— Ó.G.B (@OGBdeyforyou) October 6, 2022
…By Hamzat Rasheed
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