Erosion Sacks Akugbe, Ugbowo Area in Benin
By Vanessa Enofe
Many houses have been reportedly destroyed in Akugbe street, Egor local government area, Ugbowo due to the erosion menace which also left some electric poles fallen.
The erosion was caused by the heavy rain and the residents have abandoned their homes for unknown destinations in order to save their lives.
The residents of Akugbe call on the Edo State government, Governor Adams Oshiomhole to come to their aids before the menace render them completely homeless.
The erosion was said to have covered a high fence, entered their homes, electronics and other house properties destroyed.
The fence fell on the electric pole, which in turn fell on one of the houses.
When Naija Center News visited the area, the community was completely silent, as there was no one to talk to.
Our findings revealed that the problems, if not checked on time, might be deepened, and properties destroyed is amounting to millions of Naira.
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