Tragedy struck in Ekiti communities as violent rainstorm renders many residents homeless
Tragedy struck in Ekiti communities as heavy rainstorm have rendered many residents homeless and destroyed properties worth millions.
This tragic-incident occured at the Ado-Ekiti, capital of Ekiti state and Ikere-Ekiti, headquarter of Ikere Local Government.
The rainstorm coupled with violent whirlwind started around 8p.m on Tuesday and ended 6a.m on Wednesday after hours of heavy downpour.
No fewer than five communities were affected by this rainstorm coupled with violent whirlwind. These communities are namely Boom Town, Eminrin and Ijelu village fondly called Aba Oyinbo by motor passengers.
Also affected in Ikere-Ekiti were Kajola Adun Ogbon in Oke-Osun, Eti-Osun and Alade Filling Station in Odo Oja.
Church buldings, business outfits, damaged houses, cars and smashed ceiling were visibly seen by journalists during their visitation.
Dwellers of these affected communities appeal to the government for assistance.