Sunday, May 9

Rain destroys properties in Odo Oba Market

Heavy rains have destroyed property worth millions in Obada market, Odo Oba, Ogbomoso.

The rains which lasted for over an hour on Wednesday resulted in flooding of shops, kiosks and stalls leaving vendors counting losses.

Some of the destroyed merchandise included food and clothes. The damage followed the flooding of a seasonal river that burst its banks due to poor drainage which forcing water shops.

Thomas Akande, a market leader in the market says that since last year they have been informing the authorities on expanding and unblocking the drainage in vain.

One of the affected vendor at the market says that the rains have left them in trouble since they have been operating on bank loans and have responsibilities like paying fees for their children, buying food, paying rent among others.

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