Teenage cyclists drown, as decrepit bridge collapses in Osun



The sleepy town of Omu, in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State, was thrown into mourning and profound grief over the weekend, as two teenagers riding on motorcycle reportedly drowned in a river.

The deceased, whose ages were between 16 and 24 were simply identified as Tunde and Samad and said to be travelling along Osogbo – Obokun Local Government road before getting drowned on the old bridge, which connects Osogbo, Osun State capital with over 15 villages and hamlets in the local government.

An eyewitness, who lives in a nearby village told Daily Post that the terrible condition of the bridge has caused many deaths along the axis.

He added that several calls on the government to fix the bridge to avert avoidable deaths were to no avail.

The source said the death of the…



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