The heavy rain of Tuesday 14th June 2022 evening, has sent many residents of Fatimo Area of Odo -Ona in Ibadan out of their homes.

According to our correspondent, many residents could not spend the night in their houses as the area was flooded due to the downpour which lasted till late Tuesday night.

It was also gathered that the bridge leading to NIHORT was overflooded.

Ibadan has been experiencing heavy rainfall for the past few days.

The story is not different at the Odo-Ona Kekere area of Oluyole Local Government where rivers overflowed their banks.

Also, residents of Ariyibi Area, Apete, in Ido local government, Oyo state are having hard times reaching their homes. This was as a result of the deplorable condition of Ayegun-Apete-Olomo-Moniya road which is usually flooded when it rains.

Radio Nigeria gathered that the road which connected them to other parts of Oyo state is affecting their livelihood as they remain helpless in finding solution to the problem.

According to the Chairman, Landlord Association Olomo, Apete, Mr Zakariyah Oladele, all the residents in the area have tried their best in fixing the road but the efforts had not yielded fruitful results.

Mr Oladele appealed to Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde to assist in rehabilitating the road to reduce their suffering.

Two of the residents in the area, Mrs TItilayo Oloko and Mr Mufutau Salau lamented their hardship and losses recorded on the road.

They claimed that many people have been injured on the road as result of bad state.

Nafiu Busari/Olutola Daramola


Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *