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Nasarawa flood: Sule orders immediate evacuation of victims

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Abubakar Lawal Lafia

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has directed the immediate evacuation of flood victims in Nasarawa town to a safe place.

He gave the directive when he paid a visit to the affected flooded area in Nasarawa Local Government council.

This was contained in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mallam Ibrahim Addra.

The statement quoted, “Governor, Sule has directed that relief materials including food items and mattresses be distributed to persons affected by the flood.”

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This is the second time Nasarawa town is being ravaged by flood in less than two weeks.

The press statement” reads, Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has ordered the evacuation of persons whose houses have been submerged by the latest flood waters that ravaged Nasarawa town of Nasarawa Local Government Area.

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“The Nasarawa state Governor who rushed to the ancient town on getting the report of the incidence sympathize with leadership and people of the area.

“He also thanked the Emir of Nasarawa Alhaji Ibrahim Jibrin and the Chairman of the local council for their prompt actions in assessing the situation. The statement continuing.
He called on people living around or build on waterways and stop indiscriminate dumping of refuse in drainages.

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“We will collaborate with the federal government in tackling persistent ecological issues in the are. Just as he pointed out that his administration to take a second look at the channelisation project in no distance time. He said.

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