The member representing Bokkos/Mangu Federal Constituency of Plateau State, Hon. Solomon Bulus Maren has described the rate of accident along Akwanga/Jos road as alarming and need urgent attention.
Speaking to THE LEGISLATURE, Maren said the road links Akwanga to Jos as well as other states including Kaduna, FCT Abuja but the condition of the road now is so terrible leading to frequent accidents which has resulted in the death of so many people.
He said the road needs the attention of Federal Government for its rehabilitation.
Maren said the deplorable condition of the road has made him to move a motion in the House of Representatives recently calling on the Ministry of Works and Federal Road Maintenance Agency to award the contract for the rehabilitation of the road.
He stated that “the journey from Akwanga to Jos that should be less than 2 hours can now take 3 to 5 hours because of its terrible condition.