Dozens of houses were destroyed and around 300 people displaced after flooding in Nigeria‘s Akwa Ibom state.
According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), a downpour lasting around 9 hours on 14 June triggered flooding in the Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state in the coastal southern part of the country.
The flooding caused widespread material damages. NAN reported over 100 houses were destroyed and 300 people displaced.
Flooding was also recently reported in the north east of the country, destroying hundreds of shelters in Internally Displaced People’s (IDP) camps in Borno State.
The resultant flood displaced some residents of Eket in Edem Udo, Grace Bill, Marina Junction, Udoh Umoh, Stadium road, Ikot Udoma, Idua road among other adjoining streets in the area.
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