Rain Wrecks Havoc In Lagos, Exposes Sanwo-Olu’s Poor Management Of Roads

In recent times, residents in the city of Lagos have experienced a very high degree of discomfort following hot weather which has led to increased heat depriving many of sound sleep at night.

As that wasn’t enough, the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Comapany (IKEDC) and the Nigerian government have been unkind to Lagosians as electricity supply has reached a new epileptic level.

To make matters worse, with fuel selling at N165 er litre, not too many Nigerians can afford to power their generating sets overnight.

The rains that poured on Sunday in Lagos were therfore meant to be showers of blessings but it turned out otherwise due to the flooding and bad road management roles in the metropolis.

In a video exclusively obtained by seunawosika.com, a lady narrated how the heavy floods in Herbert Macaulay way in Sabo-Yabo caused impediment to her and many other road users following the torrential rains on Sunday.

In a chat with our correspondent, she further disclosed that many vehicles eventually broke down while some were forced to make a u-turn abandoning their journeys.

But Sabo was not the only area where drivers and other road users experienced same ugly conditions.

On Iju road, specially Ifako bus stop which is just a few metres away from the government owned general hospital in that area, drivers were forced to either abandon their cars or their journey.

The story was same in Agege, close to the newly commissioned Pen-Cinema flyover and Odo-eran bus near the LSDPC housing estate in Ogba.

There were also reports of flooding in Mushin, Oshodi, Ilupeju and highbrow areas such as Ikoyi, Victoria Island and Lekki.

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These experience suffered by many Lagos residents on Sunday surely negates the ‘Making Lagos a 21st Century state’ project with is a part of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s THEMES agenda.

Lagosians will be hoping the state government will make begin the expected interventions on the roads before the months where the rains becomes serious.

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