Heavy storm destroys homes, renders family homeless in Plateau (photos)

Heavy storm destroys homes, renders family homeless in Plateau (photos)

A kind-hearted social media user has called on Nigerians to come to the aide of a family whose house was destroyed in a storm that struck Mangu local government area of Plateau state on Saturday, April 6.

Paul Oforma Onowu who made the appeal in a message sent to Legit.ng said that the incident occurred around 3.30pm on Saturday and as a result of this, the family now lives in the open without a roof over their head.

The rainstorm which destroyed the roof of a family home in Plateau state occurred on Saturday, April 6

The rainstorm which destroyed the roof of a family home in Plateau state occurred on Saturday, April 6.Credit: Paul Oforma Onowu, Facebook
Source: UGC

He consequently urged the government and Nigerians at large to come to the family's aid.

"Those are the pictures of a terrible storm that damaged some houses and a church in Mangu local government area of Plateau state.

As a result of the storm, a family has now been rendered homeless: Paul Oforma Onowu, Facebook

As a result of the storm, a family has now been rendered homeless: Paul Oforma Onowu, Facebook
Source: UGC

"It happened on Saturday around 3:0pm when it was about to rain. Suddenly this great wind was just going round covering a distance of about one kilometer.

"I am sharing it so that Nigerians can come to the aid of this family.. It rained yesterday again and they have no roof to shelter them from the rain.

"On their behalf I appeal to every Nigerians with good heart to come to their aid," he wrote.

The social media user who disclosed this to Legit.ng consequently urged the government and Nigerians at large to come to the family's aid: Paul Oforma Onowu, Facebook

The social media user who disclosed this to Legit.ng consequently urged the government and Nigerians at large to come to the family's aid: Paul Oforma Onowu, Facebook
Source: UGC

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Akinola George, the national president of the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) on Monday, March 25, urged the federal government to deal with the recurrence of building collapse cause by substandard constructions in the country.

The BCPG's boss said that most developers in the state are half-baked and that they are the the major causes of building collapse since they often come up with faulty construction designs.

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