Taraba: Flood submerges road leading to Gov Ishaku’s country home


Vehicles plying Takum, the country home of Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku of Taraba and the road leading to Ussa local government council, were earlier today left stranded when floods took over the roads.

The flood, caused by a heavy downpour also brought business activities in the two local governments to a standstill as access to businesses premises were totally blocked.

Houses and other valuables including farm produce, were not spared. Some residents were also forced to relocate to public places following the flood.

Commenting on the incident a member representing Ussa Constituency in the state House of Assembly Habila Anderufun , asked the state government to as a matter of urgency come to the aides of affected persons.

He said ”So many residential houses have being affected the situation is making life difficult for the people ”

He called on the state government to direct the state road construction and maintenance agency to rehabilitate the roads to ease the trauma faced by residents who use the roads.

The member also tasked the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to quickly come to the aides of the victims by making relief materials available to them.

While urging the people of the affected communities to desist from dishing out negative comments on social media, he said he was optimistic that the governor will not go to bed with his two eyes closed without attending to the plights of the communities.