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Flood Takes Over Abeokuta After Heavy Rainfall

Many parts of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, was on Saturday submerged in flood following heavy rainfall, which lasted for several hours in the city. The downpour left many houses submerged while vehicles were prevented from moving around except for articulated ones during the period.

others. At Abiola Way, just before the NNPC junction, the dual carriage road was completely submerged while part of the building within the
Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library was not spared.
Amolaso area and the communities beside and behind the Oke-Igbehin Government House were among the worst-hit places as houses and shops were completely taken over by the flood.

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The Ikeja Bridge linking the area with Omida on one side and Ogbe and Otaku on the other side were destroyed with the asphalt on the road washed away that vehicles couldn’t pass through the area.

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