Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has just arrived Ogun State to sympathize with victims of the last Friday’s heavy downpour in Abeokuta.
Osinbjo, who arrived with the Federal gGovernment Chopper at the governor’s office, Okemosan at about 4:37pm said he was in Ogun to see areas where the flood had washed away people and properties like Isalegbeyin, opposite Government House; Ijeun Titus, Iyana Mortuary, Ita-Iyalode, Ago Ijesha, among others.
He was accompanied on the visit by the Minister for fFnance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun.
The Vice President was received by Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State and other members of the State Executive Council.
Amosun led the Vice President on tour of affected areas.
Scores of people, including a mother and child had died and properties worth billions of naira destroyed after a massive flood ravaged parts of Abeokuta, Ogun State, on 14 July, 2018.
The flood followed about two hours of torrential rain. Many residents were sacked from their homes and shops when their apartments were invaded by the flood. Household items, goods and other valuables were destroyed.