Gully erosion claims life in Delta

Gully erosion claims life in Delta

erosion has claimed the life of a yet-to-be-identified victim following a downpour in Alibuoba quarters, Agbor in Ika South LGA, State, The Nation has .

It would be recalled that in 2019, two of same parents 15 and 17 , were away by the ravaging flood occasioned by the gully erosions.

The victim was seen lying in the gully measuring over 50 deep and 30 feet wide along the Universal Education (UBE) , beside Agbor College.

Some residents said the foul stench emanating from the gully drew their to the decomposing .

The apprehension in the neighbourhood as the perennial erosion challenge is worsening as over 20 are currently under of possible collapse.

Reacting to the development, the , Landlords/Landladies Association in the , Comrade Chukwuyem Odia said that the erosion menace has continued to pose great challenge and danger to residents in the area.

He added that residents were already relocating from the area.

Odia noted that efforts by landlords and residents in the area in checking the erosion had not yielded any , and government to intervene to solve the erosion menace.

He said that the landlords in the area had reached out to the Member representing Ika South Constituency in the State House of , Hon. Festus Chukwuyem Okoh, Member representing Ika Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Hon. Victor Nwokolo, among others, yet nothing has been done.

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