Residents of Kuduru community in the Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory were counting their losses after a heavy rainstorm on Wednesday blew off the roofs of some homes, worship centres, hotels, bakeries and schools.
Electric poles, fence and other infrastructure were not spared as some of them were uprooted while many of the buildings around the areas caved in due to the impact of the storm, which accompanied the rain.
The heavy rain, which started around 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, destroyed property estimated to be worth millions of naira.
Our correspondent who visited the area counted over 50 houses that were affected by the impact of the storm.
Some residents and volunteer workers were seen trying to ascertain the total cost of the damage.
When our correspondent visited the affected place, some of the victims were seen trying to salvage valuables and personal effects from the wreckage of their homes.
Students of Government Secondary School, Kuduru were in the boarding house of the school when the roof was blown off while the fence of the school completely caved in.
The students were seen discussing in groups when our correspondent visited the school.
Similarly, the Police Station in Kuduru was not spared as part of the building caved in as a result of the impact of the rainstorm.
The Apostolic Church in Kuduru was seriously affected as the building completely collapsed following the impact of the rainstorm.