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Poultry farmer forced to sell dead fowls for N500 as flood sacks Benin residents

Poultry farmer forced to sell dead fowls for N500 as flood sacks Benin residents

- Benin residents have been sacked from their homes by a flood attack

- The flood which lasted over four hours condemned residents to loss of properties

- The incident has made a poultry farmer sell his over 8,000 dead birds for N500 each

Residents in Benin have been condemned to loss due to over four-hour flood that stormed the city in an early morning downpour, leading to the submerge of houses in Erediawua axis.

Vanguard reports that although no life was lost, an owner of poultry farm at Igiede Street off Erediauwa street in Ikpoba-Okha local government area of the state has lost over 8,000 thousand bird due to the unfortunate incident.

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According to the victims who lost their houses and other properties to the incidents, the inability of the government to re-construct the Erediauwa street road linking between upper Sokponba and Sapele road was the cause for the flood.

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Angry residents have since reportedly barricaded roads, sending vehicles and motorcycles back. The victims of the disaster are seeking help from the government.

Meanwhile, early reported that in the past week, Nigeria was once again struck by a terrible natural disaster. Flood in Nigeria has taken more than a dozen lives, and the death toll keeps rising. Many have been injured; even more people are left without homes.

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