At least two persons have died after a heavy rainfall wrecked havoc in some parts of Delta State on Sunday.
According to Daily Post, over seventy houses were also completely destroyed by the disaster, which occurred at the Idumuesah community, Ika North East Local government area of the state in the early hours of the day.
Father of six, Godwin Alika, who is one of the victims of the disaster told reporters that all his properties have been destroyed in the natural disaster and he has no where to go now.
“My house was affected, I have no house to sleep. My family has nowhere to go; the rainfall destroyed my house and property.”
Also, the state commissioner for special Duties, Barr Ernest Ogwezzy, while spoke to reporters and he said:
“It is pathetic, two persons were killed; the state government is concerned, and we will do something to assist the victims.”
An Elder statesman in the community, Chief Chukwudi Akaye said:
“It is very shocking, the rainfall is first of its kind, it destroyed many houses, we want the state government to come to our aid, we have no houses in our community again. This disaster of a kind has never happened here before”