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Flood disaster: Niger releases N60m for victims

Niger State Government has commenced immediate distributed of relief items worth over N60 million to flood victims of Kede community in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

This followed the directive of the state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sanni Bello who said the relief materials should take off immediately.

He gave the directive, when he received traditional leaders of the community led by Hakimin Wuya, Alh Ibrahim Yawa at the Government House, Minna.

Concerned by the state of hunger faced by the communities as a result of their houses being submerging, livestock and farms, the Governor directed the release of over N60 million for the purchase of food items for immediate distribution to ease their sufferings.

Governor Sani-Bello also directed that a land be prepared to resettle the communities in order to avert further occurrence.

Over 30 villages, livestock and farm lands were said to be submerged by the flood.

In another development, the governor advised the people of Kpata-Katcha communities to return to their various settlements as security would be mobilized to ensure peaceful coexistence in the area.

He however, assured the people of implementing the committee’s report.

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