Lekki residents trapped in their homes due to heavy downpour

Lekki residents trapped in their homes due to heavy downpour

Residents of the Lekki-Victoria Island-Ajah axis of Lagos state, have expressed fears that they may lose their homes to the extensive flood that has ravaged the area.

NAIJ.com gathered that most of the major roads and even streets located at the Lekki-Victoria Island-Ajah area of Lagos state, were submerged in flood due to the heavy rainfall experienced since the early hours of today, July 8.

Despite the fact that residents of Lagos state are not new to flood, this seems to be on a whole new level as the flooding left people scooping water out of their houses, some were seen swimming and an oyinbo man was even seen paddling his canoe on a major road.

Residents have since taken to social media to share their plight. While some mocked them, others expressed their sympathy.

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See some of the videos from the flood below:

An Oyinbo man decided to bring out his canoe for some 'exercise':

This guy decided to go for a swim in the flood:

A crocodile was reportedly found in an area:

See pictures below:

Lekki residents trapped in their homes due to heavy downpour

An oyinbo man using his canoe in front of the Silverbird galleria in Victoria Island

Lekki residents trapped in their homes due to heavy downpour

someone's house in Lekki

Lekki residents trapped in their homes due to heavy downpour

Lekki residents were trapped indoors

Na wa o!

Meanwhile, see this video of some Lagos residents begging the government not to send them packing from their houses:

Source: Naija.ng

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