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Traders, Farmers Stranded As flood Submerges Ogbomoso-Igbeti Road [PHOTOS]



Traders, farmers, and other commuters on the Ogbomoso-Igbeti road were trapped on Saturday when the road was flooded.

This was due to the significant rain that fell on Friday.

The road is said to be the only link between Igbeti in the state’s Oke Ogun geopolitical zone and Ogbomoso in the state’s Ogbomoso geopolitical zone.

Traders, farmers, and other commuters heading to Oke Ogun geopolitical zone from Ogbomoso, as well as those heading to Ogbomoso from Oke Ogun geopolitical zone, have been unable to continue their journey.

Some travellers expressed disappointment that the road was no longer passable after leaving their homes early in the morning.

“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.

Another trader, Olubukola Olatunji hinted that some residential apartments have also been affected around Iluju and other communities along the road.

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