Independence day tragedy: two drowned in Ekiti
Two commercial motorcycle operators have drowned in Ado Ekiti , Ekiti state capital following a heavy downpour which resulted in heavy flood.
One of the victims, whose identity is unknown was drowned in a river around 132/33KVA Omisanja Ado Ekiti.
The other victim was reported to have been taken away by the flood along Olaoluwa Muslim College Ilawe road also in Ado Ekiti.
The two victims were drowned in an attempt to ride through the flooded water which submerged the areas.
Some residents of the areas who confirmed the incident and blamed the situation on lack of patience.
They lamented the effect of the incessant flooding , urging government to dredge water ways in the areas.