We are feeling earth tremors in Abuja for past 48 hours – Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Friday confirmed earth tremor in some areas in the Federal Capital Territory calling on the National Emergency Management Agency, the FCT Emergency Management Agency and other emergency services personnel to be on “high alert”.

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Friday confirmed earth tremor in some areas in the Federal Capital Territory calling on the National Emergency Management Agency, the FCT Emergency Management Agency and other emergency services personnel to be on “high alert”.
It was gathered that the earth tremors in Abuja started on Wednesday in Mpape and  Maitama District of the capital city of Nigeria.
Saraki on his Twitter handle noted that Senator Dino Melaye, Chairman of the Senate Committee on the FCT, had already briefed the FCT Minister on the issue.
According to him: “We have all been feeling the earth tremors in Abuja and surrounding areas over the last 48 hours. I know that many people are scared, but please, remain calm and vigilant.
“At this time, it is important that @NEMANigeria, FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and all emergency services be on high alert to prevent the loss of lives and property.
“The Chairman of the Senate Committee on FCT, Senator Dino Melaye, has already briefed the FCT Minister on this issue.
“In the event of an emergency, the FCT Emergency Management Agency can be reached at the following numbers: 112 (toll free), 0818-888-8766 and 0805-722-4574.”
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