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Owode Elede: Trapped In Flood — Residents Of Lagos Community Struggle To Survive

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Owode Elede: Trapped In Flood — Residents Of Lagos Community Struggle To Survive



For residents of Owode Elede along Ikorodu road in Lagos state, the recent flooding is the worst.

While neighbouring communities have recovered from the effect of the constant rainfall, they are still struggling to survive.

Cars have been submerged, houses filled with stagnant water while business places have been shut.

TheCable visited Owode Elede earlier in the week and these pictures tell it all:


Life must go on


An aerial view of Owode Elede






No passengers? This young man putting on a white shirt takes time to relax inside one of the canoes


Residents ‘cooled off’ in this spot before the flood


A petty trader manages to keep her store open.


A pastor making his way to the church


Anglican Primary School under lock


Thankfully, the flags are still standing


And with flood comes weeds.


This street wasn’t this way a few months back


We didn’t meet anyone inside this church when we visited


This house looks like being a little above the water, but for how long?


Submerged cars


It’s time to go home


Closed shops at Owode Elede


A pregnant woman walks through the flooded street


Two houses ‘united’ by flood


A woman discussing with her neighbour

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