A tipper truck has crushed a little girl to death in the 'Four Road' area of Obogoro in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital. The sad incident occurred at yesterday's evening, the 29th of September 2020. It was gathered that the truck was driving with speed from Ayama to the four road, while the girl crossing the road was hit down by the truck driving on speed. Seeing the disaster he has committed the tipper driver didn't stop rather he took off with his truck and headed to the popular Swali Ultra Modern market.
The indigenes of Obogoro community in Yenagoa Local government area of Bayelsa state has expressed worries that soon their ancestral land and entire community will cease to exist. They have again cried to the Federal government to come to their aids and save their entire community being washed away by what has now been seen as a daily natural disaster. Another landslide has occurred Thursday night which has claimed almost six plots of the community land into the Ekoli River. Speaking at the site of the disaster
The Commissioner for Environment, Hon. Iselema Gbaranbiri has assured the people of Obogoro community of government's willingness to frontally tackle the effects of the hostile erosion bedeviling the people of the ancient community. Hon. Gbaranbiri stated this while a delegation of the community paid him visit in his office in Yenagoa. According to him, the cry of the people is befor the government and because the prosperity government cannot afford to see the community to go into extinction as he describes
Costal erosion has continued to occur at Obogoro community in the Yenagoa Local Government Area LGA as the resident have cry for help as they lose seven more building. According to Rhythm 94.7 FM News on its Facebook page noted that there was fear among residents of the community as seven more buildings eroded into the river.
The chief,women,youths and opinion leaders of Obogoro community(which is just a few minutes drive from the state's Government house) in Yenagoa Local Government of Bayelsa state are calling for the attention of both the Federal and State Governments to come to their aid as their community is being threatened by coastal erosion that is gradually pushing them into extinction. The community primary school has been washed into the Ikoli creek by the erosion and the only alternative primary school in the nearby community
Compiled by: Izibetome Olisah Egbo Today, the18th of July, 2020, the Honourable Member representing the fabulous and dignified Epie-Atissa people of YELGA Constituency 1 in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Hon. Oforji Abonsizibe Oboku visited Obogoro Community in Yenagoa Local Government Area for the block laying of the Modern Primary School he promised them two weeks ago. Getting to the premises of the old dilapidated school building that is 98% washed off by erosion, the Honourable Member almost wept for