Construction work on the Nsukka-Opi road in Nsukka Local Government Area in Enugu State has rendered at least 15 households in Uwani-Ugwu and Agbani villages homeless.
The situation was aggravated by a downpour in the early hours of Tuesday.
The flood from the downpour also washed away many farmlands in the communities.
One of the victims, Mr Emmanuel Magbo, told NAN during the on-the-spot assessment by Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, said he was at a loss following the extent of the damage.
Magbo said that the affected persons had been completely displaced and appealed to the state government to come to their aid.
He said that the extent of the loss in the two communities was unquantifiable, but thanked God that no life was lost in the process.
The victim said that his belongings, including mattresses, electronics, tables and chairs were lost, adding that members of his family were…
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