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Panic As Flood Destroys Over 200 Houses In Kaduna, Some Dead

On Monday night, a teen and 60-year-old lady drowned in Adamami, a village in Shira council location of the state.
About 200 homes were pulled down whilst over 3,000 hectares of farmlands had been washed away at some stage in the heavy downpour.

A single day downpour has left many houses in Kaduna South council region of Kaduna State flooded.

Residents were compelled from their homes, cattle washed away, and property destroyed in Asikolaye community.

The torrential rain lasted from Monday night till Tuesday morning, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Sunday Awulu, Secretary, Red Cross Kaduna State, said nine folks were rescued.

In Bauchi State, 5 men and women have died in floods resulting from three weeks of rains.

On Monday night, a teen and 60-year-old lady drowned in Adamami, a village in Shira council location of the state.
About 200 homes were pulled down whilst over 3,000 hectares of farmlands had been washed away at some stage in the heavy downpour.

Vistanaij gathered that men of the Adamami village spent sleepless night time rescuing their other halves and adolescents trapped in the debris of some of the give way houses.

The State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) Perm Secretary, Shehu Habu established the demise of the teen and the 60-year-old, adding that three different humans died earlier.

In Jigawa, the Muhammad Abubakar administration is building drainages throughout the country to forestall flooding. It is also planting bushes to prevent barren region encroachment lings for planting across the state.

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