Many citizens in Osun State have lost property worth millions of naira following yesterday’s rainstorm that blew roofs of their abode in different parts of the state.
The affected areas included Oke-Baale, Gbonmi, Isale-Osun, Kelebe, Ofatedo, Igbona, Oke Onitea among others.
The rain, which started at about 7:00p.m. and fell for almost two hours, pulled down electric poles, fences and blew off many building roofs. In some instances, wooden sheds and containers were carried away.
Although, there was no reported casualty as at press time, The Guardian leant that many landlords and tenants were already counting their losses. Traffic in the state capital and suburbs was obstructed by electric poles, which fell across highways as many residents were seen parking out of their buildings, which had been blown off by the rainstorm. Read more