More than 50,000 persons have been displaced by flood in Ibaji Local Government Area of Kogi State.
According to reports as at Wednesday, September 28th, 2022, about three persons were also killed in the disaster as the entire local government has been submerged by water.
Atule Egbunu, the lawmaker representing the constituency disclosed to newsmen that thousands of Houses and farmlands have been submerged by the disaster which he described as an “unfortunate annual disaster.”
Egbunu noted that the people currently do not have what it takes to address the damages caused by the disaster, appealing to the federal government and the international community to come to their aid.
The lawmaker also begged the state government to urgently come to the aid of the people of Ibaji, especially those affected by the flood.