Rain Storm Wreaks Havoc in YabaFeb 13th, 2012 | By Akinlade Dada | Category: Community Development, Lead Story, NEWS, Uncategorized
Many Residents of Yaba woke early in the morning on Monday 13th February 2012 looking forward to a busy day in their shops and offices. As early as 6.30 a.m, the sky was heavy with cloud and most people expected a rainy day. But in the space of one hour that the rain lasted, the sheer violence of the storm left destruction in its wake.
At Sabo Bus stop, the Unity Bank PLC Mast fell across the Commercial Avenue Road, effectively blocking Traffic. Likewise at Cooperative Bus Stop, Herbert Macaulay Street Adekunle, a giant Advert Billboard was Up-rooted falling on the Adekunle Police Station make Shift Stalls. All across Yaba Community, roofs were blown off, Electric poles up-rooted and Trees fell across roofs, Fence and Roads. More so, a big Tree fell in Ori Oke Primary Health Centre destroying Generator room.
A team of Council officials led by the Vice-Chairman, Hon Bola Lawal-Olumegbon with the Council Manager, Mr Tunde Ojikutu among others make a tour round the LCDA to see things for themselves.