Flood Displaces Over 18,000 Residents In Borno
Written by City Radio on September 27, 2022
About 18,406 persons across 14 local government areas of Borno State have been displaced by the flood with properties worth millions of naira destroyed as a result.
The victims, comprising women, children as well as elderly, have been forced to relocate from their homes since the commencement of the rainy season.
The Director-General, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Yabawa Kolo, confirmed the incident to newsmen on Tuesday.
Kolo further stated that the Government Flood response Committee headed by the Deputy Governor, Alhaji Usman Kadafur, has been working to avert further destructions as well as compensate victims affected by the disaster.