Flood: Father of two drowns after downpour in Ondo

Flood: Father of two drowns after downpour in Ondo
A father of two has lost his life in Akure, the Ondo State capital after drowning in a flood following a heavy downpour on Friday night.

The incident happened at Oke-Iya Area in Ijoka Quarters, Akure where the deceased; a commercial motorcyclist commonly known as ‘Okada rider’ was living with his family before his death.

The residents discovered his corpse on Saturday morning by residents of the area who woke up to the horrific scene of the corpse of one of them who got drown in the flood

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According to one of the landlords in the area, who craved anonymity, the deceased identified as Idowu Akomolafe; got carried away with his motorcycle while trying to navigate the waters on his way home.

Meanwhile, residents of the area blamed the sad incident on diversion of flood from streets; within Ijoka due to ongoing road construction in the area.

The late Akomolafe in his mid-thirties married with two children; as well as a landlord at Oke-Iya.

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