Daniel Iworiso-Markson, Bayelsa Commissioner for Information, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Yenagoa.
This alert, it said, has become necessary in the light of recent warnings by the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, which has the responsibility of monitoring the river flows in the country.
Bitrus Samuel, Head, NEMA Operations in Abuja and Kogi, who raised the alarm on Thursday in Lokoja, said that the flood might come anytime from now, urging those living on river banks to evacuate.
The agency gave the warning on Wednesday in Abuja in a statement signed by Clement Nze, the agency’s Director of Engineering Hydrology.
The Executive Secretary, Dr Abderahim Hamid, said this at the opening of the 36th Ordinary Session of the Council of Ministers of the Niger Basin Authority in Abuja.
The minister made the disclosure in Abuja on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said this at a one-day National Conference on Fast-Tracking Port Reforms, with the theme: “Making Nigerian Seaports World Class.”
I was taught that in 1796 Mungo Park discovered the Niger river. A very important discovery to the Europeans. A very important discovery for the Europeans. Naamu