The Lagos Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab has allayed the fears of residents along the Ogun-Osun river bank following reports of flooding experienced in the affected areas.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has begun distribution of relief items to 22,000 households affected by the 2022 flood disaster in Jigawa.
The Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Environment in the House of Representatives,Terseer Ugbo, said the 10th National Assembly would strive to positively address issues around environment and flood disasters in the country.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said it is prepared for the flood opening as Cameroun is set to open the flood gates of Lagdo Dam on the Benue River.
A third day of torrential rain has caused landslides, power cuts and damage to infrastructure across the country.
He described the First Lady as the mother of the nation who has once again demonstrated her big heart and compassion for the ordinary Nigerian.
Kesha told the News Agency of Nigeria on telephone that cleaning of the highway drain had been completed on the Sagamu-bound carriageway of the bridge.
As a corollary, these incidents have also underlined the imperative of the National Emergency Management Agency
The Niger government said it has begun a house-to-house sensitization for its residents to prevent flooding across the State.
A socio-cultural group, Ibaji Unity Forum (IUF), has distributed nine tonnes of certified rice seeds to 1,800 victims of the 2022 flood disaster in Ibaji Local Government Area of Kogi.
Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, to Osinbajo, Laolu Akande, disclosed this while briefing the State’s House correspondents after the FEC meeting Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The unusually heavy rainfall and resulting flooding has affected nearly 2.8 million people across the country.
The minister stated this while appearing for budget defence before Senate Committee on Water Resources in Abuja.
Of this figure, the Federal Government said, 1.3 are displaced, 2,407 injured, and 603 persons lost their lives.
The Ambassador at Large and Head of Diplomatic Mission Nigeria, Dr Duru Hezekiah, in a statement signed by the Editor-in-Chief of its media unit, Fidelis Onakpoma Saturday in Abuja, described the flooding in Nigeria as unfortunate.
The commission also released the sum of N15million to over 8,000 affected households.
The State Commissioner for Water Resources and Environment, Godwin Oyiwona made this public.
Zonal Coordinator, South West, NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Lagos Wednesday.
The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, disclosed this in a statement he issued on Sunday.
This was revealed in a statement signed by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello