Hundreds of people living in communities in the Ese Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State have been rendered homeless by flooding.
It was gathered that some of the affected communities included Igbotu; hometown of the mother of the state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, the Chairman of the local government, Mr Omolewa Ojo and the Deputy Chief of Staff to the governor, Dr Jimi Kufo.
The flood also affected some other communities, including Igbobini, Iluagbo, Sabome, Inikorogha, Oboro, Ojuala, Ipoke and Igbekebo, the headquarters of the council area.
The Chairman of the local government, Omolewa Ojo, who confirmed the incident, said thousands of the people in the council area were displaced.
“Many of the residents especially children have been trapped in their houses because of the flood,” Ojo stated.
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