Some residents of Ikere Ekiti have been rendered homeless while properties worth millions of Naira were destroyed by flood.

The incident followed a downpour which lasted for over six hours.

Some of the affected areas are Kajola, Adun Ogbon in Oke Osun, Alade filling Station Area in Odo Oja.

Our correspondent who visited the affected areas early this morning, observed that the down pour led to flooding which submerged many houses, livestock gardens and cars.

Some occupants of the affected houses are now trapped within while others are finding it difficult to get to their houses as the whole environment have now been flooded.

When contacted, the Commissioner for Environment in Ekiti State, Mr Olugbenga Agbeyo said he was notified about the incident by the speaker, Ekiti State Assembly, Mr. Funminiyi Afuye and since them he had contacted relevant authorities to do the needful.



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