The Kwara state government, after a few weeks of closure, has announced the opening of the General Babatunde Idiagbon Flyover Bridge at Tanke for the convocation ceremony of the University of Ilorin.
The state government, in a statement released by the Press Secretary Ministry of Works & Transport, Sam Bola Onile said the bridge will be open for use from Monday, October 16th, and close again on Tuesday, October 24th.
Ministry of Works further notified the public that only the section from Tanke Junction down to the University of Ilorin gate will be accessible, stating that Area F to Pipeline Axes remains shut for now.
Mallam AbdulQuawy Olododo, the supervisory commissioner for the Ministry, said in the statement that the temporary opening of the bridge is to allow easy flow of traffic as the state receives huge visitors for the convocation ceremony at the University of Ilorin.
Olododo added that traffic officials from KWARTMA will be in the area to manage traffic and ensure safety and free flow of movement during the period.