Prof. Femi Akinwunmi, Chairman of Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board, (SUBEB), gave the order on Thursday, during an on-the-spot assessment of the damaged school buildings.
The clarification was issued on Thursday in a statement.
AVM Mohammadu Mohammed (retd), the Director General, NEMA, said at the event that the Federal Government had approved door to door direct distribution of the relief materials to the affected people.
The Chairman of the LGA, Alhaji Abdullahi Maje, disclosed this to News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday.
Alhaji Abdullahi Maje, Chairman of Suleja Local Government Area, who confirmed the incident in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria in Minna on Saturday, said the downpour began at about 9:30pm when residents of Unguwar Gwari were asleep.
A heavy rainstorm has destroyed about 271 houses across six communities in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The storm that accompanied the heavy downpour experienced in Lokoja, Kogi State on Tuesday night has led to the destruction of 18 electric poles and some houses in the city.
The National Emergency Management Agency has confirmed that seven people were so far killed in the Thursday rainstorm in Yola.
The Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency has confirmed that five persons, including an infant, had been killed by rainstorm in Yola, the capital of Adamawa.
No fewer than 50 houses had their roofs blown off following a torrential rainstorm in Omu-Aran, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara, on Wednesday night.
No fewer than 285 persons have been rendered homeless by rainstorm that destroyed at least 48 houses in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has commiserated with victims of Tuesday’s rainstorm which damaged buildings in Ado-Ekiti and some parts of the state and pledged the support of the state government towards mitigating their losses.
No fewer than 46 houses and a monarch’s palace were destroyed by a rainstorm in Are Ekiti, a town in Ifelodun/Irepodun Local Government Area of Ekiti.
The SEMA Executive Secretary, Alhaji Haruna Musa, who disclosed this to newsmen in Katsina on Thursday, said two persons have also died in building collapse during the season.
The Katsina State Emergency Management Agency on Monday said that 38 persons had lost their lives following a rainstorm in Jibia Local Government Area of the state.
The commissioner disclosed this in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday in Lafia.
The incident, which left four people hospitalised, occurred after similar incident displaced over 600 people in the area.
The Commissioner for Education in the state, Ahmed Tijjani, disclosed this while assessing the schools in Doma on Friday.
The Executive Secretary, State Emergency Management Agency, Nkechi Eneh, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Enugu on Wednesday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the rainstorm which took place on Monday night in areas such as Offa garage, Olulade, Ita-Alamau, Gaa-Akanbi and Budo Efo culminated in downpour that lasted several hours.