Indication has emerged that at least four children of the Ward Head of Jiqada, Mani local authorities area, Katsina state, drowned on this week’s heavy downpour that over flooded the move in the community.
Gathered that after the former speaker of the kingdom house of assembly and member representing the Mani constituency within the legislature, Aliyu Sabiu Muduru, paid a condolence visit to the conventional ruler that the deceased men and women have been on their manner to the village once they had been swept off by using the deadly flood.
A member of the network, who spoke to our correspondent in confidence Saturday, said the children were crossing the move with the aid of a float, an improvised bridge, on their motorbike once they have been beaten by using the overflowing movement.
“once they climbed the submerged flow, the water stage turned into now not too deep but across the center of the move, the youngsters couldn’t resist the surging flood.
“Later, of their corpses have been recovered in a neighbouring village, Hamcheta, and the other two at Magami villages inside the region.
“Their motorbike become however recovered close to the drift,” he said.
The former speaker, who condoled with the ward head and others inside the village over the incident, prayed God to supply them the fortitude to bear the loss and avert a recurrence of the disaster