Flood destroys property worth over N1bn in Niger’s Lapan Gwari community
The Humanitarian Post
July 16, 2020- Property worth over N1 billion have been destroyed by flood following a downpour in Lapan Gwari community in Bosso Local Government Area of Niger.
Secretary Niger State Government, Alhaji Ahmed Matane, disclosed the sad event in a statement on Thursday.
Matane said the flood which occurred over many hours of rainfall in the area destroyed
over 500 fish ponds, feeds, equipments, several farmlands and houses.
Commiserating with the victims of the disaster, Matane expressed concerns of the state government, promising that actions would be taken to ameliorate their sufferings.
.He assured the residents of the area and those who lost their property in the disaster that the State Emergency Management Agency would soon take stock of the property destroyed and do the needful.