The Federal Road Safety Commission has alerted travellers to the Southwest through the Lokoja-Kabba-Federal Highway of a portion of the road caving in between Zariagi and Obajana cement factory.
According to the agency, the development has led to an obstruction of free flow of traffic, and all the concerned authorities are making frantic efforts to carry out emergency repairs to restore the normal flow of traffic –which it said may take some hours to complete.
“In view of the foregoing, motorists, travellers, and the general public are hereby advised to use Lokoja-Okene-Kabba, or Lokoja-Okene-Ogorimangogo as alternative routes to or from Southwest.
“The Federal Road Safety Corps solicits maximum cooperation of the motoring public on this development.
“The corps will also continue to update the public periodically on further developments on the ameliorative work going on at the failed portion of the road,” it said.