Relief & RehabSearch & RescueTerritorial Office


A joint assessment of flood incident was carried out on 12th June, 2024 by NEMA Lagos Territorial Office LTO and the representatives of Jakande estate, Lagos Mainland and Office of the Hon. Member Attah Thaddeus, a chief representing Eti-Osa Federal Constituency.

The Agency received a distress call in respect of the flood that devastated Jakande estate, Lagos Mainland affecting 2,000 persons in the community between May and June,2024.

On arrival at the scene of the flood incident, it was discovered that many structures had collapsed because they were weak thereby rendering the occupants homeless. At the period of assessment, some of the homeless were seen under make shift tents under unhealthy conditions. Others were accommodated by friends and loved ones living within the estate.

The team observed that many of the collapsed and weak structures had earlier been marked for demolition by the State Government and some already demolished.

Market, schools, hospitals, religious centres and Police station in the area were submerged including their operational vehicles.

Abdulkadir Kezo Ibrahim IkonAllah

Assistant chief Information Officer New Media

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