How to keep your cars safe during floods
By Guardian Exclusive
16 July 2020 | 7:00 am
It is the raining season and the roads are flooded. GuardianTV spoke with Benedict Okoh, ED/ Technical service Automedics Nig. LTD on how your cars can be safe during the flood season.
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