Man Sweeps Away By Flood In Ondo, Ravages Kogi, Niger
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A moderately aged man has been cleared away by flood in Iwaro Oka people group of Akoko South West Local Government zone, Ondo State at the end of the week.
Sources said the cruiser of the rancher, basically distinguished as Akede, was seen inside the stream exceptionally near a mainstream filling station, which made individuals mindful that the rancher was absent.
Relatives were tossed into grieving when all endeavors to discover him demonstrated fruitless. His body was later recouped in a waterway near St Patrick's College, Iwaro Oka at the end of the week. Individuals from the expired's family were in meditative temperament when newsmen visited his habitation on Sunday.
The perished was depicted by his neighbors as collected and a nice individual, who valued his family.
Endeavors to talk with the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of the region, Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Yusuf were ineffective.
A year ago, a comparable flood cleared away a last year understudy of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko.
In the capital city of Kogi State, the main street connecting Kogi East and Eastern Nigeria to the state capital has been overflowed for quite a long time with the River Niger not having the option to contain the tremendous volume of water.
Kayak and pontoons are presently being utilized to explore the streets which is intended for vehicles and other street clients.
In Niger State, authorities of the state government on Sunday visited networks lowered by flood to learn the degree of harm and to empower government render help to casualties.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) announced that the lead representative, Abubakar Bello, had set up an Information Committee, driven by Alhaji Ibrahim Panti, Commissioner for Works, to evaluate the degree of harm by flood in the state.
Among the networks visited by the advisory group were Sachi and Egagi in Lavun Local Government Area while others couldn't be gotten to as they were as yet lowered by flood.
Panti clarified that the order of the advisory group was to get direct data fair and square of harm with the end goal of giving an enduring answer for the perpetual flooding in the state. He added that the exertion was to empower government give aid to casualties in type of help materials.[NewsNaira]