A torrential rainfall that lasted for two hours wreaked havoc in Ipogun community in Ifedore Local LGA of Ondo State where property worth millions of naira were destroyed.
The downpour, accompanied by a heavy wind, damaged several houses, shops, church buildings, electric poles and schools, including part of the community’s health centre, leaving most of the residents homeless.
Speaking to newsmen, a victim of the incident, Miss Adeola Ajayi, said, the rain destroyed her shop and goods, adding that the over two hundred houses were destroyed by the rain. So,
Another victim identified as Kolawole, said, his fathers’ house was destroyed by the rain, describing it as annoying and painful.
Reacting to the incident, the traditional ruler of the community, Adapogun of Ipogun, Oba Raphael Oluwadare Ojo, described it as the most pathetic in history and also called on relevant agencies of the state and federal governments for urgent assistance.