February 23, 2024

Rainstorm has destroyed 73 houses in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Spokesman of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) in Katsina State, Malam Umar Mohammed, has said on Monday in Katsina that it also killed three persons.

He added that the natural disaster recorded on June 11 which occurred was also a heavy overnight downpour in which many people were injured in Kankara, Nasarawa and Matsiga communities.

He further stated that SEMA officials who visited the area after the incident advised the state government to provide drainages to prevent a recurrence. Mohammed said the officials also advised the state government to support affected families with building materials to reconstruct their houses.

Marvelous Ogidi

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