VIDEO: Flood Stops Vehicular Visitors In Abuja

Elements of Jedo Property alongside the Airport Street, Abuja, have been submerged by flood following

Elements of Jedo Property alongside the Airport Street, Abuja, have been submerged by flood following the downpour that occurred on Sunday.

The highway linking the airport highway to Jedo Property, after Glory Dome, has been taken over by flood.

The highway is at all times flooded at any time when it rains.

The flooding had prevented motorist and residents of the realm from accessing the highway, leaving many motorists and commuters stranded.

Nonetheless, chatting with our correspondent, a resident of Jedo Property who recognized himself as Michael Agaji revealed that the flood prevented folks and motorists from passing the realm.

He blamed the reoccurrence of flooding on the property builders who did not create a correct drainage system.

Agaji stated, “The flooding on this space has at all times been a problem at any time when there’s a heavy rain. Vehicles, Motorbike and even residents who dwell round can’t cross.

“That highway was constructed by builders of Jedo Property, the bridge there’s okay, however different estates round didn’t work on their drainages by channeling it to the appropriate place. All they did was to construct fence that’s all. So at any time when rain falls the water will over circulate the bridge and stop folks from passing besides when the gravity reduces.

“You already know when one fail to create water passage, after all water will make method for itself.

“In contrast to River Park Property they did their drainage very vast.”

THE WHISTLER reported that the Director-Normal of the FCT Emergency Administration Company, Alhaji Abbas Idris, had warned residents towards blocking of drainages.

Idris, who blamed flooding within the territory on indiscriminate development, infractions, and urbanisation, assured that related businesses have been working to take away all obstructions.

“We are going to advise them to take away any obstructions, no person ought to assume that they’ll block waterways simply because they wish to have a wider area.” he stated.

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