Kwoi Earthquake: El-Rufai sues for calm


Following reports of earth tremors in the Kwoi, Jaba local government area, on Sunday, the Kaduna State Government has appealed for calm.
The government said it has made a formal report to the appropriate authorities to investigate the development, report precisely on the event and issue appropriate guidance.
A statement signed by Samuel Aruwan, Special Assistant to the Governor (Media and Publicity), said that the Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, has confirmed that the geological and emergency agencies have been notified.
“The governor sympathises with the people in the Kwoi area over the reported earth tremors. He has directed the State Emergency management Agency (SEMA) to mobilise to the area and comfort our citizens. The national geological agency has also been notified, and has been invited to investigate the tremors in the Kwoi area and provide appropriate guidance.
“The Kaduna State Government is receiving updates from the area. Relevant government agencies have been directed to take steps to comfort the residents of Kwoi area and to assuage their unease as they come to terms with an unusual event.
“The Kaduna State Government wishes to appeal for calm, and urges everyone not to spread unverified information, or create panic.”


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