Kogi State residents resort to Canoes for commuting due to incessant flooding

Kogi State residents resort to Canoes for commuting due to incessant flooding

Kogi State residents are currently suffering one of the worst flooding disasters ever experienced in the country.

Houses are submerged, electricity is totally cut off, roads are blocked and it has almost become a full-blown crisis in the state.

In a bid to survive and go about their daily business, Canoes have been deployed to float on major roads in the state.

Kogi State residents resort to Canoes for commuting due to incessant flooding

Twitter user @bujlife, shared the video that documented this new development and captioned it ;

The new and thriving business of canoes in Kogi state…

Watch the video below;

In related news, The Kogi government says it has begun the distribution of relief items like Vetegable oil, red oil, beans, gari, rice and other food items to flood victims in the nine affected local government areas of the state.

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The items were donated to the state by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

The affected areas include;

Lokoja, Kogi, Ajaokuta, Ibaji, Idah, Ofu, Igalamela-Odolu, Bassa and Omala.

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