Nigeria prone to earthquake -Experts
Experts have alerted that Nigeria is prone to a major earthquake, following the frequent earth tremor recorded in some parts of the country, in the past weeks.
Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency, Professor Seidu Mohammed, and Director of Geodesy and Geodynamic issued the alert in Abuja, at the public presentation of the cause of the repeated earth tremor recently in Kwoi community in Kaduna state.
The Kaduna community recorded repeated earth tremor which shook buildings within a week, forcing several people to relocate from the village.
Professor Mohammed said the earth tremor in Kaduna, Oyo, rivers and cross rivers state is a warning that an earthquake of higher magnitude would occur in Nigeria.
Doctor Yakubu also said the occurrence of earthquake in Nigeria was now a reality, but said the occurrence is not immediate.