Due to the rising case of coronavirus Pandemic in Nigeria, different states are taking drastic measures to reduce/stop the spread into their respective states.
Delta state had earlier closed its borders and Enugu state followed suit.
Anambra state had stayed it would close its own border by midnight on Monday, 30th March. But motorists were surprised that the bridge was closed earlier.
It is suspected that the early closure was to prevent panic migration which would stress the bridge should there be traffic on the bridge.