Social Media was agog when a viral video showing the moment a bridge collapsed during its commissioning by local officials of a district in South Africa.
South Africa is once again in the spotlight, as a bridge collapsed during its official commissioning and opening to the public.
The video, which was posted on all social media platforms created a buzz about the level of corruption and decay in virtually all sectors of life on the continent of Africa.
Social media users outside South Africa were quick to point out that the event is not only peculiar to South-Africa but consider it an ‘African thing.’
Twitter users from Nigeria were quick to point out that, collapse buildings are not a new thing in Nigeria, in fact , we have normalize it as part of our constitution.
Furthermore, users point out the incessant building collapse in Lagos, especially high rise buildings on Lagos Island and its environs.
Consequently, Africans from other nations also revealed in details, the kind of corrupt practices going on in their countries, especially on issues that’s pertaining to regulations. Some explained further that Africans shun regulations, so they could get projects done at a more cheaper rate and make huge returns.
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