Yola, the Adamawa State capital, has been flooded after a downpour which displaced residents and disrupted businesses in at least three communities.
The rain, the most intensive since the end of harmattan in January, drastically calmed the usually harsh Yola weather but left sour grapes in the mouth of many who lost household items and shop wares.
The flooding, which caused the most damage in Jambutu, Damilu and Bachure in Yola North Local Government Area, was also evident around much of Yola South.
By the Jambutu Bypass, an expansive mechanic workshop had all the dozens of parked vehicles submerged by water.
One of the mechanics, Ismail Seidu, told our correspondent on Friday: “The rain was a shocker. We’ve had a number of it already but none caused us any upset. Read more