Lagos and some parts of Ogun State were submerged yesterday by over ten-hour torrential rainfall.
In areas such as, Alagbado, Kollington. Orile-Agege and communities along the old toll gate at Sango-Ota, the flood current was so high that in some places it completely submerge the houses, reaching rooftops of bungalow structures. People were scampering to safety.
Worse hit by the traffic gridlock were the Mainland areas, such as Ogba, Ikeja, Orile-Agege, Alagbado, Iyana-Ipaja, Ipaja, Ayobo, Moshalashi, AIT road, Kollington, Oke-Odo and Ahmadiyya, where a portion of the expressway collapsed, leaving hundreds of commuters stranded.
Also affected were Arowojobe and Akinwunmi estates in Maryland.
Parts of Ikeja GRA, Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi , highbrow Victoria Island, VGC and Ibeju-Lekki were also flooded.