Reps Call For Construction Of More Pedestrian Bridges

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The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Capital Development Authority to construct more pedestrian bridges, and provide security at existing ones across the Federal Capital Territory.

This was sequel to a motion moved at plenary by Mr James Faleke from Lagos State.

Moving the motion, Mr Faleke worried that some existing pedestrian bridges are not secured and lack maintenance as users have to deal with stench from refuse dumped at and around the bridges.

The lawmaker advised that, pedestrian bridges which are constructed to reduce road accidents and obstruction of vehicular movements should be properly managed and maintained.

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He expressed concern that with more satellite towns springing up along major express ways, there is a rising need to for more pedestrian bridges to ensure safety of lives.

The House in a unanimous adoption of the motion, mandated the Committees on Federal Capital Territory and its Area Councils, and Ancillary Matters, to ensure compliance.

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