The water level of the year would be high, says the Commissioner of Environment
The Lagos State Government has on Tuesday urged Lagosians who are residents of lowland areas to relocate against the 2020 rains.
This was stated by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello during a briefing which was held at Alausa, Ikeja.
The commissioner also said that the relocation would reduce the loss of lives and properties which the flood might most likely result into.
The commissioner said that the people who will most likely be affected are those who reside in areas like Ajegunle, Agboyi Ketu, etc.
He also asked those who live alomg the plain of Ogun State to be watchful as the water force this year would be high.
The statistics given by the Commissioner backs up his point as it all points at a high rate of flood following heavy downpour around July, August and September.
The month October will start to see a reduction in the water level and thibgs will return to normal.
The Lagos State Government has urged resident sti be rest assured as plans are already in place to put the coming flood under control.