Erosion sacks Village in Yenogoa

Admin 27-Aug-2020 Nigeria_News, Environment

Residents of Obogoro in Yenagoa Local Government of Bayelsa State have abandoned their homes due to erosion.

The people have, over the years, cried out for help without response. They have left their homes to seek shelter and refuge outside the town.

A journalist, who pleaded for anonymity, said houses, including hers, were threatened by the menace.

Monarchs and town leaders have sent a ‘save our soul’ message to the government.

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) lodge and Saint Paul’s Primary School have been washed into Ekoli River.

Monday Igodo, community leader, lamented that farmlands and crops were lost.

A resident, Peter Goodnews, said families were displaced and scattered.

Wisdom Winepre and othes called on governments to come to their aid.

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