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Many parts of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, were flooded, on Saturday, as a result of heavy rains which started in the early hours of the day.

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It will be recalled that the ancient city experienced flooding in July 2018, with many lives lost and property worth several thousands of naira destroyed.

The rains, which about started 4:30 am had continued to fall at the time of filing this report at 4:10 pm.

Areas affected by the flood were Kuto, Amolaso, Isale -Igbein, Odo -Eran in Oke -Ibukun area, Abiola Way, Lafenwa, Abule Otun, Brewery bridge, Laderin among others.

It was gathered that the river Ogun Bank was filled to the brim, while residents with houses in the flood-prone areas have…

Source: Nigerian Tribune