Lekki, Victoria Island And Other Areas In Lagos Hit By Flood

The Month of July has come in with many surprises as since it’s inception the streets of Lagos has experience a heavy down pour.

It’s being reported that areas such as Lekki, Ajah, Victoria Island and many others are currently flooded as the past three days in Lagos has been accompanied by a non-stop rain.

The rain on Friday as well as the one experienced on Saturday morning has kept many indoors as their homes and environs have been flooded with rain. This also has affected normal flow of business and other activities in areas such as

the Island as many roads are flooded and as such people cannot go through them.

Many, who reside in Lagos have filled the social media with photos as well as videos of the flood as they await the government to help solve the issue. This has made Lagos as well as Lekki to be top on the trending list on twitter.

The state government have in their official Facebook page called on lagosians residing in these areas to remain indoors and calm as measures are being taken to solve the problem assuring them that environmental sanitation officers and emergency rescue teams, are being deployed to tackle the menace.

The government also warned that the downpour is expected for a few more weeks and urged that lagosians desist from dumping refuse in canals and gutters as these increases the chances of flood. They also pleaded with the citizens to make use of the emergency numbers in serious cases