Sango Ota rainstorm: 40 communities thrown into darkness, says IBEDC

One of the vehicles destroyed by heavy rain at Sango-Ota area on Sunday

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has said at least 40 communities have been thrown into darkness by the downpour in Sango Ota area of Ogun State on Sunday.

The downpour that lasted for over 1 hour, 20 minutes on Sunday, destroyed Several vehicles, electrical poles and wires at Sango-Ota under bridge and Oju-Ore area of Ogun State.

IBEDC said the following nowing communities: lyana lyesi, Osuke Town, Egan Road, lyana Ilogbo, Ijaba, Ijagba, Itele, Lafenwa, Singer, Joju, Alishiba, Oju Ore, Tollgate, Eledi, Akeja, Abebi, Osi Round About, Ota Town, Ota Industrial Estate, Igberen, lju, Atan, Onipanu, Obasanjo, Lusada, Arigba, Odugbe, Ado-Odo, Igbesa, Owode,” have been thrown into darkness.

He listed the other areas affected to include Bamtish Camp Lufiwape, Eltees Farm, August Engineering, Spark Cear Soap Ayetoro, Amazing Grace Oil, Christopher University, Royal Garden Estate, Pentagon Estate, and environs.

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IBEDC called on residents of the areas to avoid “contact with the broken poles, saggy wires or any other electrical installation affected by the rain”.

“Our technical team is working to clear and replace the broken poles and installations to ensure power supply is restored as soon as possible,” IBEDC said.

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