Two students dead in Bauchi bridge collapse


A pedestrian bridge at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Gubi Campus has collapsed, killing two students and leaving many others injured.

The bridge which links one of the hostels and another building containing lecture rooms collapsed at midnight, following a heavy downpour.

Director of Public Relations of the University, Andee Iheme and the Student Union President, Naziru Mohammed both confirmed the death of two students following the incident.

Students of the university are however currently protesting, blaming the bridge collapse on negligence by the institution’s authorities.


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