Varsity students missing as bridge collapses

Varsity students missing as bridge collapses

Many students of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) Gubi Campus in Bauchi are missing following the collapse of a pedestrian bridge Monday night. The disaster affected many students, though the number of casualty is yet to be ascertained. The disaster, the student reports, occurred when a bridge linking lecture halls with the hostel at

Many students of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) Gubi Campus in Bauchi are missing following the collapse of a pedestrian bridge Monday night.

The disaster affected many students, though the number of casualty is yet to be ascertained.

The disaster, the student reports, occurred when a bridge linking lecture halls with the hostel at the Gubi Campus collapsed as a result of Monday’s downpour.

ATBU spokesperson Dr Andee Iheme confirmed the incident by telephone to our Correspondent.

He promised to hold a press conference later in the day to furnish the public with the full details of the unfortunate incident.

Rescue operation for the missing students has began.

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