Heavy Rainstorm Destroys Properties Worth Millions In Ebonyi


A Heavy downpour which lasted for several hours has destroyed buildings and other facilities worth over N500 million at Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (AE-FUNAI) in Ebonyi State.

LEADERSHIP gathered that rainstorm pulled off the roofs of about eight buildings in the school and destroyed many solar powered security lights, pulled down many economic trees among others.

The rain which flooded many offices in the University it was leant also destroyed many equipment, the institution documents, and other office materials in the affected buildings.

Some of the affected buildings are: Faculty of Science Administrative Block, Needs Assessment building, about 15 Solar-powered security lights stands, and two Female Halls of Residence.

Others are: University Library, ICT building, Pro-Chancellor’s office, Entrepreneurship and Employability Centre, and the main University Auditorium among others.

At the University Library the roof and the ceiling were badly damaged and…

Source: Leadership Newspaper