Thursday, 13 July 2017

Heavy Downpour disrupts Commercial Activities in Makurdi

An early morning downpour on Thursday reportedly disrupted commercial activities in Makurdi, the Benue state capital. Daily Sun reports that the heavy downpour which started at about 7:00a.m and lasted for several hours ravaged many communities in the metropolis including Agber, Agboughul community, Kighigh area along Naka Road, Ankpa Ward by Demekpe,  as well as settlements behind Customary Court of Appeal, opposite First Gate, Benue State University and SRS junction along Federal University of Agriculture Road.

Other areas affected are the popular Wurukum Market, Logo 1, Akpehe village; Idye village opposite Police B Division and Kanshio village along Otukpo Road Makurdi.
The down pour also affected free flow of traffic within the metropolis with many schools including the Shepherd Heritage Academic and Assemblies of God Secondary School, located at Jerome Hwande Street, Ankpa Quarters Extension Makurdi as well as the Triumph Secondary School, behind Modern Market seriously flooded.

Sun Newspapers

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