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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.

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.

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.

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.