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Fresh flood alert in Kaduna

14 September 2012, 09:15

Kaduna - The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Thursday advised residents on Abubakar Kigo Road in Kaduna North and Nasarawa in Chikun Local Government of the state to vacate the areas.

A statement issued by Abubakar Adamu, the Public Relations Officer of the agency, said the evacuation was necessary because of the danger posed by the impending flood.

The agency said that the advice was became the Kaduna River had over flown its bank and had made the areas to be flood-prone.

''We have notified the affected persons in the flood-prone areas they need to take precautionary measure by relocating from such areas.

''Areas such as Uguwar Rimi, Rafinguza, Kakuri, Kabala, Haiyin Danmani and other communities along the River Kaduna bank need to take this message seriously,'' he said.


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