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Traders, Farmers Stranded As flood Submerged Ogbomoso-Igbeti Road

Scores of traders, farmers and other commuters plying the Ogbomoso-Igbeti road were on Saturday stranded as the link road was washed away by flood following a torrential down pour .


It was gathered that the road was submerged as a result of heavy rain witnessed on Friday.
The affected road is the only link between Igbeti , Oke Ogun zone, and Ogbomoso zone of the state.


Subsequently, many traders, farmers and other commuters who are going to Oke Ogun zone from Ogbomoso and those who are going to Ogbomoso from Oke Ogun zone were trapped.


Some of the passengers who spoke noted that they left their houses early in the morning and were disappointed that the road is no more passable.


One of the traders who had been passing the road noted that the road has become impassable since morning.


“No vehicle, or motorcycles can enter from Oke Ogun and none of the ones coming from Ogbomoso can cross to the other side.


One of the traders, Olubukola Olatunji hinted that some residential apartments have also been affected around Iluju and other communities in along the road.


It further gathered that the commuters are still stranded on the road as at the time of filing this report on Saturday.

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