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FLOOD DESTROYS 320 HOUSES IN YOBE

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FLOOD DESTROYS 320 HOUSES IN YOBE

Over 320 residents of the Ngelzarma town in Fune Local government, Yobe have been rendered homeless by flooding disaster on Thursday.


The executive secretary, Yobe State, Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Dr Mohammed Goje confirmed the incident to pressmen while on an assessment tour of the scene.

“The impact of destruction as Ngelzarma flood is more than what took place at Ngalda last week, where over 300 houses including farmlands were washed away.
The State Deputy Governor,Idi Barde Gubana while visiting the community to commiserate with people over their losses disclosed the state government will set up a stakeholders’ committee necessary to advise the government on the long term solution of the problem.


He, however, gave a directive to SEMA to supply 150 bags of rice, 50 gallons of cooking oil to the affected aggrieved victims necessary to lessen their hardship.

Edwin Eriye

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