Enugu rejects use of photoshop to discredit govt projects

Enugu rejects use of photoshop to discredit govt projects

From Our Reporter

Enugu State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure has reacted to what it described as mischievous use of photoshop to allege crack on the ongoing Pedestrian Crossing Bridge, at Ogbete Main Market, Enugu, trending on social media.

In a statement, shortly after reassessing the project to re-ascertain its structural integrity following the public outcry over the misleading images on social media, the Ministry maintained that “the bridge structure is intact” stressing the picture showing a crack was misleading and does not represents the true image of the structure.

The Ministry explained that there is no crack on the pedestrian bride but “a designed construction joint at mid span pier which is applicable to other similar bridges.”

According to the Ministry, “there are no structural defects from the stair flights through the landings to the beams, and down through the piers to the foundation”.

It therefore, advised those behind the misleading and false pictures on social media to always seek clarifications from the State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure.

See pictures. The same picture is shown in three places. But the one marked ‘fake graphic illustration’ was a mischievous photoshop to deceive the public.

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