A video that captured the moment a bridge collapsed while being commissioned in South Africa and a video of the incident has gone viral.

In the video, the officials commissioning the project are seen standing on the bridge and barely seconds after a female official cut the ribbon to declare the bridge open, the structure gave way and collapsed with the officials tumbling with it.

African Politicians are the same everywhere - Reactions as Bridge collapses with officials on it while being commissioned in South Africa (video)

Fortunately, no life was lost.

Watch a video below.

Netizens faulted the poor quality of the materials used in building the bridge and they concluded that African Politicians are the same everywhere, regardless of the country.

See some reactions from netizens –

okeybakassi wrote ;

if only Kama dey arrive on time, African leaders will do better.

realsandratee wrote ;

Evil that men do, live with them

ukshoppingwithtessy wrote ;

It’s good he had a feel of the bridge collapsing than a civilian going through it

dudu.joy wrote ;

Good thank God it happened to them. Rubbish bridge