Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on September 26, 2022
Massive flooding on Sunday overran Ajaokuta-Ganaja-Lokoja road in Lokoja, the capital city of Kogi State.
The road links the metropolis of the capital city to the eastern part of the state.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the flooding covered the portion of the road at Ganaja village such that only by canoes that the commuters could cross the flooding.
Residents note that the road is strategic to socio-economic activities, linking Kogi to the eastern part of the country which has been made inaccessible now to motorists and commuters by flooding.
According to them, canoe operators have cashed in on the development, charging passengers between N50 and N100 to ferry them across the flooded road.
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