The bridge which has been declared illegal by the state government was reportedly built across Oluwo river to link Omo Forest in Area J4 to a village in Ondo State.
The Government of Ogun State has ordered the immediate demolition of a bridge constructed by unknown persons in a forest.
The bridge which has been declared illegal by the state government, was reportedly built across Oluwo river to link Omo Forest in Area J4 to a village in Ondo State.
On Saturday, Jan 9, the state Commissioner for Forestry, Hon. Tunji Akinosi led a monitoring team to Laagan village to see the bridge.
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In a statement, the Information Officer of the Ministry, Soji Solarin, stated that the Commissioner ordered that the bridge be demolished in two weeks while the bridge is suspected to have been constraints by illegal loggers, who engages in illegal felling of trees.
According to Akinosi, those constructing the bridge are illegal loggers, use it for easily transportation of stolen state’s forest resources to other states.
He threatened to arrest and prosecute settlers keeping illegal arms to perpetrate crimes in the area, while revealing that the bridge must have gulped about N15 million to N20 million.
He added that armed soldiers would remain part of the frequent monitoring exercises in order to prevent banditry which is becoming prevalent nationwide.
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