Two communities submerged by flood in Niger State



By Wole Mosadomi

Properties worth millions of naira were destroyed as two Communities in Lapan Gwari in Bosso Local Government Area of Niger State were submerged by flood after a heavy downpour.

Many houses, farmlands, and fish ponds were ravaged as the state capital, Minna and its environs have been experiencing heavy downpour for two days consecutively with the heaviest and more devastating experienced Wednesday and yesterday.

However, no life was lost but many people within the Community have been rendered homeless and their property washed away.
One of the affected people simply identified as Ahmadu blamed the state government for their predicament.

“This flood has been occurring for over five years submerging our houses and other belongings and government had always ended up with unfulfilled promises of coming to our rescue.

“We expect action and no longer empty promises to avert this annual occurrence because we are tired,” he lamented

However, Secretary to the…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper