Over 18 245  persons affected by flood in Katsina

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Katsina State has recorded 24 death from various rain and flood disasters this year. The disasters affected 18,245 persons and16 625 houses across the 34 Local Government’s in the state.
The spokesperson of the agency Mr Umar Muhammad disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Katsina on Friday.
  He said that several other persons sustained various degrees of injury as a result of the natural disasters  According to him 1 620 farmlands were also submerged in Kafur Danja and Ingawa LGAs He said that properties and farm produce estimated to cost millions of naira were destroyed as a result of the disasters Mohammed said that the agency had already assessed the affected houses and farmlands in order to assist the victims He added that the state government would soon start distribution of relief assistance to the victims The spokesperson said that the National Emergency Management Agency NEMA would also soon distribute relief materials to the affected persons

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