Accidents and SafetyLocal GovernmentFlood Destroys 150 Farmlands, 66 Houses In Adamawa

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YOLA — Dr. Mohamed Sulaiman, Executive Secretary, Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), says 66 houses and 150 farmlands were destroyed by flood in Lababiri village, Bakta district in Shelleng Local Government Area of the state.

Dr. Sulaiman told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Yola that the catastrophe occurred between Aug. 11 and 12, following torrential downpours that lasted for two days.

“The agency received a report of the incident in Lababiri village, where more than 150 farmlands and about 66 houses were destroyed by the flood.”

“The people of the affected community were currently taking refuge in neighbouring villages, ” he said.

He, however, said the number of casualties were yet to be ascertained, adding that it had deployed some staff for more details and emergency services.

Hassan Umar Shallpella (Regional Correspondent)
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