Tayo AFOLABI

 

Several traders, farmers and other road users plying Ogbomoso-Igbeti Road were stranded on Saturday as the road got submerged by flood.

The road is the link between Ogbomoso in Ogbomoso Local Government in zone 3 geographical zone and Igbeti in zone 2 geographical zone of Oyo State.

The situation on the road was caused by a heavy rain on Friday night.

A trader, Saki Ayodeji,recanted she left her house very early to be able to reach Igbeti from Ogbomoso, but got stranded.

Another trader, Wale Alao, said he had some goods to pick up in Ogbomoso, “but now it’s impossible to reach his destination.”

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

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