Over 17 Communities in Nasarawa Submerged in Floods Following Heavy Rainfall

News - by RadioNow / Sep. 22nd, 2022

More than 17 communities in the Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State have been submerged by floods after heavy rainfall two days ago. 

Abdullahi Aliyu, Executive Chairman of LGA, confirmed the extent of the disaster when he visited some of the affected communities to assess the level of devastation. 

Mr. Aliyu was represented by his Deputy, Abubakar Kwanaki, who said the flood had destroyed properties worth millions of Naira including houses, farmlands, schools, clinics and other facilities. 

He called on the state government to come to the aid of the flood victims and urged the residents of the areas to relocate to safer places. 

Some of the affected communities include Umaisha, Kanaworo, Ehemkpa, Gbagidigbo, and Ogbere.

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