One Killed As Rainstorm Destroys 200 Houses In Ondo Community

Ondo State

In what will come across as a really heartbreaking development, one person has been killed in Ita-Ogbolu community, Akure North local government area after a heavy rainstorm.

The rainstorm was the second time the community would experience rain fall for the year.

Over 200 houses were destroyed by the storm.

Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, who visited the community, on Saturday, inspected the damages and promised that the government would come to their aid.

Aiyedatiwa, who also visited residence of the woman killed by the storm said he was saddened by the loss of life and the huge number of affected properties.

He said the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) was on ground to ensure succour gets to the victims.

“I want to sympathise with Kabiyesi and the people of Ita-Ogbolu on this unfortunate disaster. We thank God that it was not more than that. May God give the family of the one that lost her life the fortitude to bear the loss.

“The government has arrangements for such disaster and I can assure you that we will do the needful when we see the detailed reports”, 
the Governor said.

Traditional ruler of the community, Ogbolu of Ita-Ogbolu, Oba Idowu Faborode, thanked the Governor for the concern and show of love.

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