Rufus Oyegbile, Special Adviser to Gov. Gboyega Oyetola on Environment and Sanitation, gave the charge at the inauguration of the dredging of rivers and waterways in Iwo Local Government Area of the state.
The Director-General of the agency, Alhaji Abbas Idriss, gave the advice at the 2021 Annual Flood Review and Preparedness Meeting with 150 Divers, Community Vanguard, Local Emergency Committees and Town Criers, on Friday in Abuja.
Addressing the media at Alausa on the preparedness for heavy rainfalls which resume in September and the release of water from the Oyan Dam, Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello said the capacity of primary and secondary drains have been enhanced through consistent cleaning and clearing to contain run offs.
Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello, who stated this during a press briefing on the Year 2021 Seasonal Climate Predictions (SCP) at Alausa stated that the Maximum Annual Rainfall for this 2021 is predicted to be 1,747mm.
The incident occurred barely two weeks after the kidnap of about 13 staff, including a staff of NAMA and his entire when the bandits attacked NIMET.
NiMet’s weather outlook released on Wednesday in Abuja predicted sunny and hazy conditions over the northern region and North Central cities throughout the forecast period on Thursday.
The bills are the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) bill, Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) bill, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NCAA) bill, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) bill and Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) bill.
The Speaker, who gave the position of the House at the opening of a three-day public hearing session on six aviation-sector bills by the House Committee on Aviation on Tuesday in Abuja, said the draft legislation would make the sector more effective and efficient.
Mashi made the appeal in a statement by James Odaudu, Director of Public Affairs, Ministry of Aviation, on Friday in Abuja.
Nigeria Meteorological Agency has predicted increase in temperature values across the country from Wednesday to Friday with chances of thunderstorms over some parts of the central and the southern cities.
The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Nigerian Meteorological Agency to stem risks in agriculture and boost production.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has warned disaster managers in the country to fully prepare for possible high-intensity rainfall events in 2020.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted flight delays and cancellations in year 2020 due to extreme weather conditions.
The agency predicted in the SRP Report in Abuja that the onset of the growing season expected to be near-normal to earlier than normal in most parts of the country.
NiMet’s Director General, Prof. Sani Mashi, made this known at the media briefing on the forthcoming 2020 seasonal rainfall prediction.
NiMet’s weather outlook on Sunday in Abuja predicted dust haze condition over the northern states down to the inland cities while early morning mist/fog and sunny and hazy conditions were expected over the coastal region within forecast period.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted Sunny and hazy conditions over the country for Thursday with chances of thunderstorms over coastal cities.
NiMet’s weather outlook on Friday in Abuja predicted a stable atmosphere over the Northern region down to Central cities with chances of thunderstorms over the inland and coastal region of the country.
NiMet’s weather outlook on Wednesday in Abuja predicted pocket of thunderstorms over the southern region within the period of forecast.
NiMet’s weather outlook on Monday in Abuja further predicted likely thunderstorms over most parts of the country within the period of forecast.