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Again Flood Claims Two Lives, Destroys 100 Houses

Again Flood Claims Two Lives, Destroys 100 Houses

Flood has again ravaged the Mani Local Government Headquarters and its environs in Katsina State, claiming two lives and destroying more than 100 houses.

Eyewitnesses told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Mani town, that the flood affected Randawa, Galawa, Tabalawa, Gidan Gewayau villages and part of Mani town, the council headquarters.

According to the eyewitnesses, one person died in Galawa village, while another death was recorded in Mani during the ravaging flood.

Meanwhile, Alhaji Hassan Rawayau, the Executive Director of the state Rehabilitation and Emergency Relief Agency (RERA), on Tuesday visited the affected areas to sympathise with the victims.

Rawayau, on behalf of the state government, condoled with the families of those who lost their lives.

He assured the victims that the agency would assess the damage, with a view to recommending possible assistance from the state government.

Alhaji Mammani Hamidu, the Caretaker Chairman of the local government, commended the state government for providing equipment to evacuate water from the affected areas.

Also speaking, the District Head of Mani, Alhaji Babani Isa, advised the people to take precautionary measures against future flooding

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