From Bala Ajiya, Damaturu
Over 30 villages has been submerged by flood in Bade local government area of yobe state and farm land washed away before the harvest period .
This is as result of Fika Challawa Dam in Kano that got over flow and the Dam water is open for easy passage to Hadeja Dam .
Gashua is prone to flood which is perenial . Almost all the raining season that use to last for 4 months , villages around Bade local government use to observed flood.
But this year raining season have almost gone with little flooding without much damage to houses and farm land . When the residents thought they are done with this year flooding , they woke up last week to see houses and farm land washed away by flood from the overflown river yobe .
The villages affected by the flood include , kurkse , Dachia , kazir , karage , paya , Dawayo , Usur Bululu , Tungar Baure , Dagona , Bida , Dala sugum etc following the assessment conducted by SEMA across 30 communities in Bade local government , the state government swung into action by providing sacks and sand and creation of embarkment .
Affected house hold were been provided with food items . The governor of yobe state , Hon . Mai Mala Buni has approved and direct immediate support to over 3500 victims of the flood .