BREAKING: 3 reportedly killed in Abuja flood

BREAKING: 3 reportedly killed in Abuja flood

- Three people have lost their lives in a flood that ravaged Federal Capital Territory, Abuja

- The incident which occurred on Thursday, August 17, also destroyed properties worth millions

- Other residents declared missing are yet to be seen

Three people have reportedly lost their lives in an early morning flood in Lokogoma axis of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

The tragedy was said to have occurred on Thursday, August 17.

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Properties worth millions of naira were also said to have been destroyed in the process.

Officers of the FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), are said to be trying to recover corpses of the deceased as at the time of filing this report.

Other residents declared missing are yet to be seen, The Sun reports.

The news outlet also reports that minister of FCT, Muhammad Bello, has 'directed that rescue efforts be raised to ensure that residents in the affected areas are evacuated immediately.'

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Meanwhile, had reported that most of the major roads and even streets located at the Lekki-Victoria Island-Ajah area of Lagos state, were submerged in flood due to the heavy rainfall experienced since the early hours of today, July 8.

Meanwhile, see this video of some Lagos residents begging the government not to send them packing from their houses:


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