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Published On: Thu, Sep 20th, 2018

Flood: 0ver 200 communities submerged in kebbi -Official

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From Ahmed Idris Birnin Kebbi

Over two hundred communities in Kebbi state have been submerged by the recent flood while destroyed thousands of farmlands across the State.
Briefing newsmen yesterday in his office, the Executive Director of the State Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Abbas Kamba said that the flood which occurred through River Niger, destroyed houses and farmlands.
He explained further that with the recent visit by the national agency, the assessment records have done and submitted to the federal and state governments for their support.
Abbas gave the names of the affected local governments areas as Suru, Bagudo, Yauri, Shanga, Ngasky, Dandi and Arugungu Local Governments area of the State He said that the Kebbi state government has already provided them with new land for their resettlement and also ensure their safety in terms of healthcare.
He urged them to remain calm, noting that both the State and Federal Government are working hard for their support.

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