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Adamawa, 13 other states to experience heavy flood from 4-8 July-NEMA

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Adamawa, 13 other states to experience heavy flood from 4-8 July-NEMA

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This year’s raining season is forecasted by National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to cause a lot of havoc to fourteen states.

Adamawa is one of the state and the Local Government of Mubi, Demsa, Song, Mayo-belwa, Jimeta, Yola NEMA revealed may likely be devasted with heavy flood.

The 14 states listed by NEMA has 31 communities that may witness heavy rainfall that may lead to flooding from July 4 – 8.

This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Territorial Coordinator, NEMA, Lagos Territorial Office.

Farinloye urged relevant stakeholders within the states concerned to take precautionary measures to forestall the loss of lives and property.

He listed the states and communities as:

Plateau: Langtang, Shendam

Kano: Sumaila, Tudun wada

Sokoto: Shagari, Goronyo, Silame

Delta: Okwe

Kaduna: Kachia

Akwa Ibom: Upenekang

Katsina: Katsina, Jibia, Kaita, Bindawa

Kebbi: Wara, Yelwa, Gwandu

Zamfara: Shinkafi, Gummi

Borno State: Briyel

Jigawa: Gwaram

Kwara: Jebba

Niger: Mashegu, Kontagora

Farinloye thanked the Flood Early Warning System (FEWS) Central Hub of the Federal Ministry of Environment Abuja for sharing the information.

NAN