Flood kills 4, destroys several homes in kano
The Kano country Emergency control agency (SEMA) has showed 4 people killed and over 5,200 homes destroyed because of flooding in Rogo and Danbatta neighborhood government areas of the country.
Mr Sale Jili, executive Secretary of the organisation, confirmed the incident in an interview with the information enterprise of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Kano.
NAN reports that the Nigeria Meteorological company (NiMet) has anticipated flooding occasioned by using heavy rainfall in 20 local authorities areas of the state.
Jili disclosed that folks lost their lives and two hundred houses destroyed in Rogo, while different persons and over five,000 homes were destroyed via flood in Danbatta.
“We deployed evaluation teams to the affected areas. We also visited Rogo and Danbatta to sympathise with the victims over the catastrophe.
“There are reports of flooding inside the 44 LGAs of the nation due to heavy rainfall this season,” he said.
In step with him, the displaced humans are currently taking shelter with their spouse and children inside the affected communities.
Jili stated the business enterprise had disbursed remedy objects worth N3.Five million to the affected humans to relieve their sufferings.
He indexed the objects to encompass he items distributed encompass baggage of cement, food gadgets, roofing sheets, blankets, mattress and toiletries among others.
The Secretary urged residents of the state to clear drains and desist from indiscriminate dumping of waste on water approaches to govern flooding in the nation.