The Bayelsa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Monday pledged its commitment to disaster management to mitigate the he current floods in the state.
At least 826,000 Nigerians are severely affected by heavy flooding after the banks of the country’s two main rivers – Niger and Benue – bursted following heavy rain, which began falling in August.
Ogbeh disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday at the inauguration of National Agricultural Seed Council Molecular Facility and the 2018 seed fair and Farmer’s field day.
No fewer than 150,000 persons have been displaced by flood in Bayelsa, the National Emergency Management Agency on Sunday disclosed.
Anambra State Emergency Management Agency says the government is grappling with the food and non-food needs of more than 12, 000 flood victims in the internally displaced camps in the state.
Chief Daniel Okafor, the Vice-President of AFAN, made the call in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Thursday.
The most affected areas are Aduralere and lsale Koko communities in the llorin East local Government area of the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria gathered that the woman who hails from Umuezeoma village gave birth on Monday at Ogbu-Aniocha, in one of the 28 emergency centres.
Na-Allahu gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiadua on Tuesday that the project, which will soon be completed, was financed by the Ecological Fund Office.
Sam Ego, the State Commandant of the corps, said this at a news conference on Saturday in Asaba.
Otuoke-Onuebum road in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa has been taken over by flood, as vehicles now pass through Elebele road, a longer distance, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Adamu made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja.
The Katsina State Emergency Management Agency said it had registered 731 victims of flood in Baure Local Government Area of the state.
Mustapha Maihaja, NEMA Director-General, made the declaration during an assessment visit to River Niger on Monday in Lokoja.
Alhaji Ali Bashir, the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation Agency disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Monday.
Daniel Iworiso-Markson, Commissioner for Information in Bayelsa State, who confirmed the development to News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday, said the State Government was still assessing the damage caused by the disaster.
No fewer than 35 communities in Etsako East and Etsako Central Local Government Areas of Edo have been sacked by flood, occasioned by unending rains and overflow of the River Niger.