Reported burst of Kainji Dam fake news, says Hydrological agency


The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), on Monday, urged Nigerians to disregard ongoing reports of a burst in Kainji Dam, describing it as ‘fake news’.

NIHSA Director-General, Mr Clement Nze, in a statement, noted that the dam is safe, saying nothing of such occurred in the dam.

The dam is located in New Bussa town, Borgu Local Government Area of Niger.

According to him, the Nigeria hydrological services agency works in synergy with operators of all major dams across the country, and have not reported any occurrence.

“Nothing happened to the dam, nothing of such, although the dam is full, because of what is happening in Niger Republic and excess water, there is no threat…

Source: Nigerian Tribune