The federal government has announced the reopening of eko bridge, which had been under repairs since june 4, 2021, to traffic.
Lagos state federal controller of works, olukayode popoola, announced this in a statement, saying the 10-week rehabilitation works on eko bridge was completed on schedule, adding that traffic would be diverted for the rehabilitation of the burnt lagos airport flyover from today, august 13 until september 22, 2021.
popoola who appreciated the motoring public for their cooperation while the rehabilitation work was ongoing, noted that additional works to be carried out on the bridge would not require closure as the alaka to costain section of eko bridge which was closed had been opened.
The bill for a law to make provisions for the management of funds of akwa ibom state house of assembly and for other related matters has passed first and second reading during plenary.
The bill sponsored by the leader of the house, udo akpan, was therefore referred to the house committee on finance and appropriations by the speaker, aniekan bassey, for further legislative action.
It would be recalled that the bill had earlier been passed by the house but the state governor, udom emmanuel could not assent to it and it became time barred.
Meanwhile, the house has passed three other bills which had scaled through legislative processes into law.
A junior secondary school student, jss 1 female student at mary immaculate secondary school, ado- ekiti, gift agenoisa has sued the ekiti state government before a state high court for breach of fundamental human rights.
In a suit filed and sworn to at the ado-ekiti high court sitting on her behalf odunayo agenoisa, the student claimed that her suspension from school by government infringed on her rights, describing as cruel and inhuman the alleged treatment meted to her for coming to school with indecent hairstyle.
The plaintiff lamented that the beating she got due to her unkempt hair by her school teachers on the orders of the school principal during assembly on may 22 resulted in bruises, life-threatening scars and bloodstains on her uniform, adding that she fainted and was rushed to the police clinic in ado-ekiti, where she was resuscitated.
She therefore seek 15 million naira in damages and demanded her immediate reinstatement back to school with unfettered access to all services being rendered therein.