According to a statement signed by Luka Binniyat, the spokesperson for the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, in the latest orgy of bloodshed, the invaders stormed Magamiya village Tuesday night around 11pm and started shooting.
Prior to the arrival of the governor, the Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), the Enugu State Fire Service and the Chairman of Enugu East LGA, Hon. Alex Ugwu, had promptly reported to the accident scene to apply safety measures towards safeguarding lives and property.
The Director General of the State Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Ahmed Inga confirmed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Sunday.
Capt. Sunday Adebomi, retired, Chairman of the Ekiti State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) made this known during an assessment visit to the scene of the tragedy to ascertain the level of damage wreaked.
Malam Ardo Goge, Leader of the Fulanis at Ladduga, told some Peace Builders and Journalists, who visited four of the new settlements of the Fulanis from Oyo State due to the quit notice given to them, that only 107 of them relocated with their children, women and elderly.
The protesters also destroyed valuables and equipment worth millions of Naira at the office of the Department of Petroleum Resources, warehouse in the Ministry of Works, Commercial Transport Regulatory Agency, Value Mart Supermarket and Cross River Newspaper Corporation, publishers of Chronicle.
Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria who visited the scenes of the incident reports that the hoodlums were seen moving the items and trying to convert them to their personal use.
The Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dan Manjang, in a statement on Saturday in Jos, said the food items looted in warehouses by protesters were brought in only recently by the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs.
The Plateau State Emergency Management Agency on Saturday conducted an on-the-spot assessment of the Sacred Heart Cathedral Shendam Parish House that had been gutted by fire.
No fewer than 483,692 Internally Displaced Persons have been rendered homeless in the wake of sudden heightened state of violence and killings due to renewed influx of armed herdsmen, a resurgence of armed attacks on armed security officials and unarmed citizens, the Benue State Emergency Agency has disclosed.
Emeka Obinwa, the Executive Assistant to Governor Willie Obiano on SEMA (Media), said there was the urgent need for residents of the coastal communities in Anambra to relocate to holding centres established for victims of flood disasters.
The victims lost their valuables, including their buildings, following a massive flood that ravaged Ama-Ogbo, Onu Iyi, Arulo and Ihe-Aro communities.
The General Manager of the Ekiti State Emergency Management Agency, Olajide Borode, has warned Ekiti residents against buying lands during rainy season to avert flood disaster.
Mainunatu Abubakar, the Executive Secretary of SEMA, made this known on Wednesday in a meeting with stakeholders following the rising level of rivers in Kaduna State.
Twelve people including the owner of the building, Alhaji Kabiru Nalele, his two wives and nine others died in the Jos building collapse incident on Monday.
The Plateau State Emergency Management Agency said seven people died and one critically injured in Monday’s building collapse in Jos.
The Cross River State Emergency Management Agency has said that at least 510 people were rendered homeless during two days torrential rain that also destroyed about 70 houses and farmlands in different parts of the state.
The Borno State Emergency Management Agency has dismissed reports alleging that Internally Displaced Persons protested lack of food at the Gubio IDPs Village and IDPs camp in Maiduguri.
The State Emergency Management Agency in Ebonyi has warned residents of Ebonyi living within the flood prone areas to vacate their homes ahead of the impending flood in the area.
The Enugu State Emergency Management Agency on Monday embarked on its routine flood emergency awareness to rural communities across the state.