NO fewer than 152 houses, 27 public toilets, one hotel and scores of fish farms, were submerged in the flooding experienced in Oguta community, Imo State. The traditional ruler of the autonomous community, Eze Igwe Nani Nzeribe,
lamented that although the flood has started receding, no federal or state government agency has so far come to the aid of any affected family.
He was irked that despite appeals and documentary evidence of the devastation, the affected families were simply abandoned by government to their fate.
Eze Nzeribe appealed to the concerned Federal and State Government agencies to come to the aid of all the affected families in his community. “Nothing will be good enough for the affected families now, than for the government to ameliorate the suffering of the affected people”, the royal father pleaded.