Flood: Gov Sule seeks FG intervention over age-long ecological problem

From Francis Nansak,Lafia

Governor Abdullahi A. Sule of Nasarawa state has expressed his administration determination to collaborate with the Federal government in tackling an age-long ecological problem in the state.
The governor in a press statement issued to newsmen by his Chief Press Secretary, Mallam Ibrahim Addra on Sunday, also ordered the evacuation of persons whose houses were submerged by the latest flood waters that ravaged Nasarawa town of Nasarawa Local Government Area.
The statement read that Governor Sule has also ordered that food items, mattresses and other relief items be provided without delay to the affected persons.
It recalled that the Nasarawa state Governor who rushed to the ancient town on getting the report of the incidence sympathize with leadership and people of the area.

He also thanked the Emir of Nasarawa Alhaji Ibrahim Jibrin and the Chairman of the local council for their prompt actions in assessing the situation.
Governor Sule urged the people to desist from building on waterways and stop indiscriminate dumping of refuse in drainages.

The AUTHORITY reports that it was the second flood in Nasarawa town in less than two weeks, the first flood sent thousands of people homeless at Ara a community of the area.

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