In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 01st, October, 2020

A whole bunch Of Motorists, Commuters Stranded As Flood Takes Over Main Roads In Lokoja (Photographs)

Hundreds Of Motorists, Commuters Stranded As Flood Takes Over Major Roads In Lokoja (Photos)

It was gathered that the flood has induced heavy gridlock from Ganaja Village, right down to Jimgbe, and Salem College, Lokoja, which is about 5 Kilometers to the State capital.

It has been reported that many automobiles and passengers from the jap a part of the nation have been left stranded in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.

It is because flood has taken over the one highway main out and in of the state capital.

In keeping with Every day Submit, it was gathered that the flood has induced heavy gridlock from Ganaja Village, right down to Jimgbe, and Salem College, Lokoja, which is about 5 Kilometers to the State capital.

It was gathered that the flood has taken over the highway resulting in 500 models Housing property of the city and Ganaja village roundabout right down to the top of Ganaja, making the highway impassable.

It was additional learnt that properties and farmlands have additionally been taken over by the flood thereby rendering hundreds of individuals homeless.

A number of motorists who spoke to DAILY POST on Wednesday night lamented the ugly growth as they can’t proceed their journey.

Commuters who ply the highway every day referred to as on the federal government to assemble the Ganaja bypass highway via Otokiti to Military barracks highway.

The bypass which was begun by the rapid previous administration of Capt. Idris Wada in keeping with them will serve as a substitute highway to assist in troublesome instances like this.

Apart opening up a brand new entry to the State capital, the residents and commuters appealed to Governor Yahaya Bello to not play politics with issues of public significance because the bypass highway means so much to the residents of Lokoja, Kogi East and the Jap a part of the nation.

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They challenged the Kogi State Governor to emulate the management qualities of President Muhammadu Buhari who has painstakingly continued and accomplished most tasks initiated and began by former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s led administration.

They referred to as on the Federal Authorities and State Authorities to provide aid supplies and momentary shelter to these affected by the flood.

Residents equally tasked the federal government to embark on the development of low-cost housing as achieved by Captain Idris Wada when the flood got here in 2012 to completely relocate the victims of the flood to greater floor.

 

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