Four years after the 2012 flood in Edo State, many displaced persons are still staying in public buildings in the affected local government areas, the NewsAgency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Five villages – Daba, Anegbette, Oghomere, Udochi and Ukepeko – all in Etsako Central Local Government Area, were displaced by the flood.
Also, homes and food crops worth millions of naira were destroyed, forcing the residents to relocate to public buildings.
Although some have moved out of the camps, many who had no option are still at the temporary camps.
To relocate such villagers and provide shelter to victims of similar disasters in the future, the Federal Government built a resettlement camp at Oghomere-Ekperi.