No fewer than 60 buildings worth millions of naira were destroyed by a rainstorm in the Gaga area of Oke-Aro in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Friday night.
While some of the houses were partially affected, many had their roofs completely ripped off by the rainstorm.
Also, some vehicles were trapped under felled trees as a result of the rainstorm. It was gathered that some religious buildings were also badly damaged.
Following the incident, an eyewitness told Sunday Punch that the entire community was thrown into total darkness as many electricity poles were also damaged.
As they counted their losses, residents of the area said the state government, the National Emergency Management Agency and other stakeholders should come to their aid.