Abuja - The member representing Ardokola Lau
and Lamido Federal Constituency of Taraba State, Danladi Baido, has distributed
relief material to flood victims in his constituency.
The material includes nets, blankets, mats and
Baido said the magnitude of the disaster was
incomprehensible and the victims could not be fully compensated for their
He said a whole village had been evacuated and hundreds
of houses and farmlands destroyed.
"The best one can do is to reach out and provide
some assistance to victims," said Baido.
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He said has informed the National Emergency Management
Agency (NEMA) for more assistance to the
"The state government and the affected local government councils are working out ways to
compensate the victims of these affected areas."
He pledged solidarity with the victims.
"They should know that they are not alone in this,
as all the stake-holders of the affected areas are working hand in hand to
Scores of people and domestic animals have been
killed after some local governments in Taraba State suffered severe flooding.
- CAJ News