Confusion in Oghara as flood sacks over 2000 residents

By Kparobo Ehvwubare
No fewer than two thousand residents of Oghara in Ethiope West local government of Delta State has been rendered homeless, following the heavy downpour on Sunday morning that lasted for about an hour.

Our correspondent who visited the area reports that residents were thrown into confused state as there were seen picking some of their valuables from their apartment that was flooded.

Some of the residents who spoke to our correspondent that includes Mr. Abel Imonina and a former councillor, Hon. Solomon Obeh called on relevant authorities to come to their aid, while accusing Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC of allegely executing shoddy projects in the area.

According to Mr. Imonina told our correspondent that he has nowhere to sleep with his seven children, noted that he lost properties worth millions to the flood which rendered him homeless.

A taxi driver whose car was also submerged could not control his emotions,

crying uncontrollably just he told our correspondent that he borrowed money to buy the car to enable him feed his family.

Areas affected include; Chief Eyaufe street, Lucky street by Omimi road, Okuemeva extension, Ibori road, Otumara road, Ogini road, Kingsley estate among others.

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