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3 Dies As Flood Destroyed Cash Crops And Foodstuffs Worth Millions In Kano


Three persons have been reported dead following flooding in Kano state on Sunday. Foodstuffs as well as cash crops worth millions of Naira destroyed during a heavy rainfall in Hayin Gwarmai village in Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State on Sunday.

The Chairman of the Local Government, Alhaji Mudansiru Bebeji, who disclosed this to journalists in Kano on Monday said that the flood also washed away several farms in the area.

The Chairman, who said he had paid sympathy visits to the victims stated that many houses were also destroyed in the disaster.

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“We are calling on the Federal and Kano State governments to assist 33 victims to alleviate their suffering,” he said.

Meanwhile, the Director of Operations, Kano State Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation Agency (SERERA), Alhaji Abdullahi Dambatta, said the agency had not received any official report on the incident from the local government council. But said that as soon as the agency got the report it would forward same to the state government for necessary assistance to the victims.

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