Flood Kills Four, Destroys Over 5000 Houses In Kano

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A flooded building in Nigeria

Four persons have lost their lives and 5,200 houses destroyed due to flooding in Rogo and Danbatta Local Government Areas of Kano State.

The Kano State Emergency Management Agency confirmed this through its Executive Secretary, Sale Jili, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano

According to NAN, the Nigeria Meteorological Agency has predicted flooding occasioned by heavy rainfall in 20 Local Government Areas of the state.

He revealed that two persons lost their lives and 5,000 houses destroyed by the flood in Danbatta  while two other persons lost their lives and 200 houses destroyed in Rogo.

“We deployed assessment teams in the affected areas. We also visited Rogo and Danbatta to sympathise with the victims over the disaster.

“There are reports of flooding in the 44 LGAs of the state due to heavy rainfall this season,” he said.

He stated that the Agency had distributed relief items worth N3.5 million to the affected persons who are currently being harboured by their relatives in neighbouring communities to alleviate their sufferings

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