FCT Emergency Agency Gives Flood Precautionary Majors To Abuja Residents
The FCT Emergency Management Agency has advised residents in flood prone areas and valleys in Kubwa, Gwagwalada, Abaji, Kwali and Kuje to relocate to higher topography, as part of precautionary measures to avert disasters in the territory.
FCT Director General of the Agency Abbas Idriss gave the warning at a briefing in Abuja.
Flood disaster has been reported in some states like Jigawa, Niger and Adamawa. Proepeties and lives have been lost in some areas.
The Chairman of Suleja Local Government of Niger, Malam Abdullahi Maje, had earlier confirmed 10 persons missing and two bodies recovered in flood in the area last Sunday.
Maje also said that 100 houses were affected in the incident, adding that eight houses were washed away in the flood, which followed 10 hours of heavy rainfall.