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Police Officer, Three Others Killed As Flood Ravages 12 Communities In Yobe

The flooding was set off by a weighty deluge that endured a few hours prompting the passing of the people in question.

Four casualties, including a cop, have lost their lives in a flood that desolated more than twelve networks in Gulani and Gujba Local Government Areas of Yobe State.

Mohammed Goje, the Executive Secretary, Yobe State Emergency Management Agency, (SEMA), who affirmed the episode in an explanation on Monday, July 18, said the flooding was set off by a weighty deluge that endured a few hours.

“In the last 24hrs, Yobe State Emergency the executives Agency got with stunned the staggering episode of flooding in some part Yobe State, the effects of the detailed flooding have expected an undermining extents, bringing about loss of lives and properties,” he expressed.

“More than 11 networks in Gulani and 1 in Gujba were impacted by flooding because of a weighty deluge. The flooding has prompted dislodging of many Households across 11 networks in the 2 LGAs. Animals and food holds worth great many Naira were cleared away by the flood.”

Goje said he and partners from Gulani went cycle 7 out of the 11 networks to quickly investigate the harms and sympathize with casualties.

“Sadly, four (4) people have been accounted for death including a cop while score of others were harmed. The impacted four networks (Gulani, Bara, Gagure and Njibulwa) were delivered INACCESSIBLE as the primary extension connecting the town has been harm and washed away as a result of the flooding.

“The uprooted people are at present taking shelter at Government structures across the networks, SEMA as coordinated by his Excellency the Executive of Yobe State Hon Mai Mala Buni is preparing assets and strengthening work to carry prompt alleviation to the impacted networks while backup course of action will be utilized to help the difficult to reach networks.” he added.

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