Floods wash away bridges in Kano … Displaces 3, 954 peoples 

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The Executive Secretary of the Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Mr Sale Jili has disclosed that Flood has washed away two bridges in two local government areas of the state.

He said the flood which affected seven local government areas, had affected no fewer than 3, 954 people.

Mr Sale told PRIME TIME NEWS on Sunday that the flood incident that occurred last Wednesday that washed away the bridges occurred at Rimingado and Tofa local government areas of Kano state.

According to him, the washed away bridges had cut off many towns and villages from the headquarters of the two local governments.

He said the flood which was caused by torrential rain, had also cut off the two local government areas from the state capital.

“One of the affected bridges is Watari village which links Ungogo local government to Tofa local government while the second bridge is between Tamawa village and Karofin Yashi village in Rimingado local government area.

Mr jili said “So many villages have been cut off from the headquarters of the two local government areas while the two areas have also been cut off from the state capital”.

“The Nigerian Meteorological Agency had predicted floods in some local government areas in some states including Kano,” he said.

According to him, SEMA had since forwarded its comprehensive report to the state government for immediate assistance to the victims of the disaster.

He called on Governor Abdullahi Ganduje to release funds to enable the agency to provide interim support to the victims to alleviate their sufferings.

According to him, the agency had also forwarded the comprehensive report to the National Emergency Management Agency for a special intervention.

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