In a quite sad report, two friends drowned on the same day as residents of Bayelsa continue struggling with heavy flooding.
A couple of states in the country, including Anambra, Kogi, and Delta state, are dealing with severe flooding.
In Bayelsa state, two friends drowned on Monday, October 17, and their bodies were discovered on Tuesday, October 18.
They have been buried.
In related news, A man was rescued alive three days after floods reportedly carried him away along the East-West Road in Bayelsa state.
The man was discovered alive in the same location, according to community manager Akpos Malafakumo Best, who posted photos of the man on social media.
Akpos said the man was in the water for three days, holding onto a stick for three days and three nights before he was discovered.
The photos Akpos shared showed rescuers evacuating the stranded man to safety with the use of a canoe.
“This young man was swept away by the water current at this very spot East-West Road 3days ago. He had been in the water holding onto a stick for 3 days and night, only to be rescued today alive. Please, don’t travel East-West & Ugheli-Bayelsa roads for now.” Akpo’s wrote on Twitter.