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Terrifying Fast-Flowing Flood Water Overwhelms A Street In Jakande Estate, Oke-Ofa, Lagos (VIDEO)

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Residents of Jakande Estate, in Oke-Afa, are crying out for government intervention after heavy rainfall caused flash flooding there. The location is a flood-prone area in Isolo, Lagos State

In a video shared online, a resident was heard appealing for intervention from the various arms of government in the state.

She described the location of the flooded street as Gold Crescent, Bungalow area, Jakande Area in Oke-Afa.

Watch the video below.





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Jakande Estate is located in the Oke-Afa axis of Isolo in Lagos State. The area, mainly due to poor drainage network there, perennially, has been prone to flooding. Jakande Estate Jakande Estate

In some areas, buses and motorcycles refused to convey residents beyond a certain area due to the cases of flooding there.

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The area is under the supervision of the Lagos State Development Property Corporation (LSDPC). The company builds, rents and sells houses to low, medium and high-income families in Lagos. Some of the structures developed by the company include: Dolphin Estate, Falomo Shopping Complex and multi-family apartments in Iba, Isolo, Abesan and Amuwo Odofin.  Jakande Estate

Jakande Estate/Oke-Ifa area is under the Ejigbo local council development area (LCDA).

The Chairman of Ejigbo Lcda is Hon. Monsuru Oloyede Bello (Obe). There are six (6) wards in Ejigbo Lcda. They are Aigbaka, Ailegun, Fadu, Ifoshi, Ilamose and Oke-Afa ward. Ejigbo, Lagos is a suburb of the city of Lagos, in Lagos State, Nigeria a local council development area (LCDA) within the Oshodi-Isolo local government area.





Babajide Sanwo-Olu is the executive Governor of Lagos State.

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