ASABA/Nigeria: Victims of flood disaster at Ewulu Community in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta have appealed to the state government to come to their aid by way of giving them succour.
The victims in a separate interview with newsmen at Ewulu, explained that the flood had displaced them, washed away their houses, farm lands and crops.
Mr Emmanuel Nwoko, Secretary to task force on flood, said that the flood equally washed away fish ponds belonging to many fish farmers in the area, adding that they now settle at internally displaced persons camp at the compound of Ewulu Mixed Secondary School.
The flood according to him started on 6th September 2018 and that till date the victims were completely homeless.
Earlier, the traditional ruler of Ewulu Community, Obi Godwin Oyeweuwa thanked God that no life was lost since the flood started.
He said he has equally lost his fish ponds, farm lands and many properties belongs to his subjects, adding that apart from farms, crops and fish ponds that many people houses have equally be swallowed by the flood.
While saying that his area is an agrarian community, he appealed to the state government to come their aid, adding that everything they have struggled for this year have been destroyed by flood.
He said many of the victims have started registering their names with the committee of flood set up in the area, calling on those who have not registered to do so.