Erosion Drives Bayelsa Residents From their Community as they Cry Out For Help

August 26, 2020

Paramount ruler of Obogoro community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, on Monday Igodo, said people have lost their sources of livelihood with farmlands, crops all consumed, leaving the place in strangulation with survival now a major source of concern.

Residents are now living in fear due to the threat of erosion in the area.

The absence of power supply has further compounded their woes as the community has been plunged into darkness for over two years.

Another local, Wisdom Winepre, said he was traumatised because he had lost his home to erosion and currently had nowhere to live with his family.

They called on relevant agencies to come to their rescue as the situation posed grave danger to their sources of livelihoods

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