An early morning rainfall in Lagos on Saturday has left many communities in the commercial city flooded with houses submerged and properties damaged.
The flood that followed the rainfall took residents by surprise and kept them indoors in a pool of water.
NewsClick Nigeria gathered that the areas most affected include Satellite Town; Oko-baba in Agege; Egbede; Ikotun; Ajegunle; and Ojo.
As the floods continue to sweep through streets and houses, residents have called on the Lagos government for help.
Lagos was among the states predicted to experience heavy rainfall and thunderstorms by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet).
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