NEMA calls for synergy among stakeholders against flood


The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has reiterated that strengthening synergy between the agency and other stakeholders is critical to mitigate the effect of flood in Borno state.

The acting Zonal Coordinator North East zonal office, Sirajo Garba said this during a one-day sensitisation programme on flood management held in Maiduguri

He explained that the Zonal office has carried out vulnerability test of flood-prone areas across the state and have been sensitising people living on waterways and river banks to relocate to safer locations.

Sirajo expressed concern that some communities in parts of the metropolis have converted drainage networks constructed by the state…

Source: Nigerian Tribune