Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, Monday, visited communities in Abeokuta which were overwhelming by flooding during the torrential rains that fell in the State Capital on Saturday.
The communities include: Isale Oja, in Kuto; Ijeun-Titun, and Ekundayo Street, Abeokuta.
The Governor expressed deep emotions, as he viewed the extent of the damage that the flood had caused to houses and business structures.
According to him, he had sent five Commissioners to the scenes to assess the extent of the damage caused by the floods, immediately he got wind of the development.
Governor Abiodun pleaded with leaders of the communities and markets to give the State Government a little time to gather details of affected persons and businesses for them to get the needed assistance.
Concerned Commissioners have been directed by the Governor to commence palliative works in the places, pending when a permanent solution would be put in place.
Governor Abiodun strongly advised residents to stop disposing waste on waterways, to allow Government’s intervention go a long way and remain permanent.