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Road users left stranded as flood ravage parts of Port Harcourt




Highway customers in Port Harcourt had been left stranded once more for the second day operating after heavy rainfall left components of town flooded.

Components of Sars street, Obi wali street, Ada George and a few axis of the Ikwerre street had been flooded on Friday leaving commuters strolling lengthy distances and automobiles breaking down.

In the meantime, a youth group, the Rivers State ethnic youth chief’s coalition has blamed the current flooding skilled in components of Port Harcourt on the failure of the development firm dealing with the assorted street tasks within the state to “perform feasibility research as practised globally”.

The chief of the group Legborsi Yamabana who spoke throughout a media briefing in Port Harcourt advised journalists that the negligence on the a part of the development firm which has left many homes and companies submerged in the previous couple of days would have been averted if “obligatory environmental Affect Assessments had been carried out”.

He additionally regretted the motion taken by the Rivers State Authorities which led to the sack of the previous commissioner for atmosphere Igbiks Tamuno for “questioning the development firm for finishing up street development with out influence evaluation”.

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