Flood kills 18, destroy 6,687 homes in Jigawa

Flood kills 18, destroy 6,687 homes in Jigawa

Flood has killed 18 people and destroyed 6,637 houses in Jigawa state, after massive rainfall during the ongoing rainy season.

10 local government areas were mostly affected by the massive flood, with the deaths recorded in Gwaram, Dutse, Jahun, Gumel, and Ringim.

Executive secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Yusuf Sani, who made this known at a news conference in Dutse, listed other local government areas affected by the massive flood as Hadeija, Babura, Malamadora, Birnikudu, Taura, Kazaure, Maigalari, Gagarawa, and Kuikasara.

He said the deaths were recorded from collapsed buildings.

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