Flood Takes Over  Emir’s Palace Ringim

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By; DAHIRU SULEIMAN, Dutse

The palace of a first-class emir in Ringim, Jigawa State has been flooded, following unabating rainfall in the state.

Reports  state indicate that residents of Ringim town in Ringim Local Government Area of  Jigawa State have raised alarm over the persistent flooding that wreaked havoc in the community.

Speaking to our correspondent, a resident of the area, Halilu Khalidu, said the overflow was caused by Rafin-Kainuwa Stream, which is a few meters from the official residence of the emir. 

Khalidu stated that, “the emir had on several occasions, appealed to the Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar  who is a traditional title holder in the palace, to rescue the palace and its environs.

According to him, “we are in serious danger, as you can see the water has already taken over our house, you can see all buildings made of mud have collapsed, while the concrete ones are cracked.”

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