Kaduna - Barely four months after earth tremor sacked hundreds of household in Ikara town in Kaduna State, another broad day tremor has created panic in Kwoi, Jaba local government area of the state, Nation reports.
The strange vibration of the earth and deafening sounds were experienced in Kwoi town from Sunday morning till about 2pm.
A Kaduna based International Radio Reporter, Suleiman Yakubu who just traveled to Kwoi on ‘Sallah’ break said that the incident has forced people out of their homes.
“Though people have not started fleeing the community, but as I talk to you, there is tension. Everyone is standing outside as the earth is vibrating under their feet. It started since morning and if it continues like this till evening, people will have no choice than to leave the town to safer places,” Yakubu said.
The Kaduna State Government, has however appealed for calm and sympathised with the residents of Kwoi in Jaba Local Government Area, following report of earth tremor according to Eagleonline.
The government said in a statement signed by Samuel Aruwan, the Special Assistant to Governor Nasir el-Rufai on Media and Publicity, that it has made a formal report to the appropriate authorities to investigate the development.
The statement noted that Governor el-Rufai has notified the geological and emergency agencies of the incident.
- News 24