Wednesday, 24 August 2016
Flood destroys hundreds of houses in Yobe
Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), on Wednesday, said that over 300 houses, farmlands and livestock had been destroyed by flood in Jakusko and Adaya communities.
Alhaji Musa Jidawa, Executive Secretary, Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA
“There are early warning signals indicating flood in
some states, including Yobe, we have therefore addressed flood prone communities to evacuate the water path.
“There are communities that have suffered flooding in many years; we are still calling on these communities to leave the waterways.”
Ngelzarma, Jajere, Nangere, Buduwa, Nguru, Gashua, Damagum, Dapchi and some communities in Tarmuwa experience flooding almost every year.