The Jigawa State authorities has mentioned the demise toll in Jigawa flood has risen to twenty.
Government Secretary, State Emergency Administration Company, (SEMA) Yusuf Sani disclosed this to DAILY POST.
He mentioned these affected have been largely youngsters because of a collapsed constructing attributable to heavy rainfall .
DAILY POST reported that sixteen particular person misplaced their lives whereas 1000’s of homes and farmlands have been destroyed because of a heavy downpour final week.
Yusuf defined that the flood displaced over 50,000 households, and 1000’s of farmlands have been additionally submerged.
He mentioned thus far, the company is offering emergency reduction to the affected victims residing quickly inside mosques, main faculties and family’ homes.
“We have been offering all the required emergency reliefs to the affected victims, together with, meals, drugs, sugar, canoes and momentary shelter,” he mentioned.
In the meantime Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has expressed deep concern over the flood that ravaged some elements of the state, killing many individuals and destroying 1000’s of homes and farmlands.
This was incorporates in a press assertion signed by his Particular Advisor on New Media, Auwalu D. Sankara and issued to DAILY POST.
He, nevertheless, sympathized with households of those that misplaced their lives and people who misplaced their belongings within the flood.
The assertion, nevertheless, mentioned the Governor has directed the State Emergency Administration Company to conduct an evaluation tour to determine the extent of damages achieved as a way to decrease the struggling of the victims.