Chairman Katsina State branch of Nigerian Red Cross Society, Dr. Aliyu Idris Funtua has paid a sympathy and condolence visit to people of Jibia Local Government Area over the recent flood that struck the area.
Dr. Aliyu Idris Funtua who is also the Provost of the Federal College of Education, Katsina described the incidence as an act of God.
He assured the readiness of the Red Cross of continuous assistance to the victims of the flood.
Dr. Aliyu Idris expressed appreciation to the wealthy individuals, companies and other NGOs for assisting the victims of the calamity and prayed to God to forgive those who lost their lives as a result of the flood.
Responding, the Head of Jibia Local Government Administration, Alhaji Almustapha Idris revealed that so far fifty two people lost their lives and over twenty people were still missing.