Flood gives strong warning to ondo state

Flood in ondo

The residents of Ondo town experienced the consequences of flood as a result of the two hours rain downpour yesterday night causing damages such as ; bridge and wall fence destruction.

Empiregist reporter gathered that the lisaluwa, a river connected to others in Ondo such as Odunwo bridge at Arigbabola, esportal river etc were filled and the water traveled across the roads. The recently constructed drainage at Valentino junction collapsed as a result of the downpour causing the Celestial church of Christ beside it the duty of putting out water from inside the church.

Meanwhile, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) last month listed Ondo State among the twenty eight States in Nigeria to experience flood. “Flooding is not always caused by heavy downpour alone,but when dams were opened too, it always leads to flooding” the agency said.

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However, Secretary to the Ondo State Emergency Management Agency Mr Olufemi Obadeyi last month pledged the commitment of the agency to creating awareness through different programs to forestall flooding.

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