Floods wreak havoc in Lagos, Delta, Anambra, sweep away motorcyclist

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni, Tony Okafor, Esther Onyegbula, Afam Aminu Chimezie, Jimitota Onoyume & Ochuko Akuopha

Floods due to torrential rainfalls have left many across the country in gruelling situations.

The floods, wreaking havoc in parts of Lagos, Delta and Anambra states among others, displaced scores from their homes, robbed many of their valuables, led to the loss of life and the postponement of palliative works scheduled to begin on the Third Mainland Bridge today.

Tragedy

In Lagos, a heavy flood swept away a commercial motorcycle at Papa Ashafa in Orile Agege area of Lagos State yesterday.

The Zonal Coordinator, South West, National Emergency Management Agency, Mr. Ibrahim Farinlonye, who confirmed the incident, said: “One motorcycle rider simply called Mr. Abe has swept away after refusing to heed to warnings from his colleagues not to ride along the Ile…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper