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Four Killed as Flood Destroys 5200 Houses In Kano

Four persons have been confirmed dead and over 5,200 houses destroyed due to flooding in Rogo and Danbatta Local Government Areas of the state.

Mr Sale Jili, Executive Secretary of Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) confirmed the incident on Saturday.

NAN reports that Jili said two persons lost their lives and 200 houses destroyed in Rogo, while two other persons and over 5,000 houses were destroyed by flood in Danbatta.

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

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

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According to him, the displaced persons are currently taking shelter with their relatives in the affected communities.

Jili said the Agency had distributed relief items worth N3.5 million to the affected persons to alleviate their sufferings.

The Secretary urged residents of the state to clear drains and desist from indiscriminate dumping of waste on waterways to control flooding in the state.

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  1. Kingsley

    September 8, 2020 at 3:47 pm

    Too badoooo!

  2. God Son

    September 5, 2020 at 8:02 pm

    We hold on God for protection,
    May there soul rest in perfect 🙏 peace

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