Flooding: 31 States Across The Country May Witness Heavy Rainfall

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The Territorial Cordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Lagos Territorial Office, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye has revealed in a statement that 31 communities across 14 states and 31 are likely to witness heavy rainfall that may lead to flooding from July 4 to 8, 2023.

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While calling on relevant bodies within the states to start taking note and creating measures to avert such happening, Farinloye appreciated the Flood Early Warning System (FEWS) Central Hub of the Federal Ministry of Environment for sharing the information.

Amongst the listed states and communities are Plateau State: Langtang and Shendam; Kano State: Sumaila, Tudun wada; Sokoto State: Shagari, Goronyo and Silame; Delta State: Okwe; Kaduna State: Kachia; Akwa Ibom State: Upenekang; Adamawa State: Mubi, Demsa, Song, Mayo-Belwa, Jimeta, and Yola; Katsina State: Katsina, Jibia, Kaita and Bindawa.

Others include Kebbi State: Wara, Yelwa and Gwandu; Zamfara State: Shinkafi and Gummi; Borno State: Briyel; Jigawa: Gwaram; Kwara State: Jebba; Niger State: Mashegu and Kontagora.

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