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Lagos Flood Submerges Gberigbe Community, Residents Seek Urgent Intervention

Boom RadioNG | March 19, 2024

Residents of Gberigbe, Ikorodu, Lagos State, are appealing to the government for urgent repairs to the heavily flooded Gberigbe road. The dilapidated road, worsened by recent heavy rains, has caused businesses to suffer and residents to relocate.

60 Communities Affected

Residents, lamented that the road connects approximately 60 communities. During the rainy season, it becomes an obstacle course, making it arduous for residents to reach their homes and hindering children from attending school.

Flooded Road Cripples Businesses and Displaces Residents

The floodwaters have rendered the road nearly impassable, hindering transportation and leading to a decline in customer traffic for local businesses. A resident, Mrs. Ismail, shared the negative impact on her business, stating, “Sales are no longer what they used to be.”

Agura Gberigbe road

Long-Term Neglect and Urgent Plea

Residents claim the road has been in a poor state for over three years. Mr. Olawole Paul, another resident, highlighted the broader impact, including difficulty for children to attend school and companies facing relocation due to the poor road conditions.

Join the conversation and raise awareness about the plight of Gberigbe residents by sharing this post. Let’s urge the government to prioritize infrastructure development and swiftly address the challenges faced by communities affected by flooding. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of those impacted by the deteriorating road conditions.

Written by Boom RadioNG

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