FLOOD: Many Rendered Homeless, Crumbles Businesses As Flood Sweeps Delta Community- See Photo

Residents of Asaba-Ase located at Ndokwa East Local Government Area, Delta State have on Sunday, September 27 cried out to the government stating their plight and requesting for the government to come to their aid.

Reports have it that with the recent rainfall, flood have continued to ravage the community, houses have been flooded, residents displaced and access roads have been cut off.

Some of the trapped residents

Confirming the plight of the people, the President-General of the Isolo Development Union, Chief Iduh Amadhe stated that the people needs immediate rescue as the matter at hand isn’t a small one.

Amadhe also appealed to the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa  stressing that people and their assets have been trapped in the flood and it was now a dilemma.

“The Saturday flood took us by surprise; it destroyed a lot of things in the community. The only access road to the community has been cut off.

“We appeal to government at all levels to come to our aid; if urgent steps are not taken, over 40 vehicles may remain at the other side of the road till November 2020.”

Amadhe also added that the flood has also crippled business as the major access roads have been cut off and this has restricted the coming of traders from Ijaw, Isoko, Urhobo and Kwale areas.

 

 

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