By; DAHIRU SULEIMAN, Dutse
Irked by devastating flood which rendered over 55,000 households homeless, with billions of Naira worth farm produced washed away by flood in almost 17 out of 27 LGA’s in Jigawa State, Governor Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar has advised the federal government to evolve strategic support to states to curtail the annual phenomenon.
Speaking while receiving NEMA’s entourage at Govt. House Dutse, led by NEMA Director Special Duty, Mal. Nura Bappa Ali, he said the call became imperative as flooding calls for action amongst states and federal government.
Furthermore, he said, “We on our part since the adventure of the episode, we ‘re up and doing in taking emergency measures towards the provision of IDPs camps with food, medication, among others.
He commended the agency over its untiring support rendered to jigawa state in preceding years flood.
He informed NEMA’s entourage that since the occurrence of this year’s flood they have been up and doing in rendering support to their community to alleviate their untold hardship. We also uphold metigation measures, among other prompt assistance to our community to curdhion the effect’s of flood menace.
Earlier, the team leader of NEMA’s entourage to Jigawa, Mal. Nura Bappa Ali said they were in Jigawa on flood advocacy being one of the major food producers in the country with its citizens largely engaged in farming activities.