ADSEMA: Many rendered homeless as flood wrecks havoc in Adamawa

ADSEMA: Many rendered homeless as flood wrecks havoc in Adamawa

- Many people have been displaced in Adamawa after a heavy downpour

- Property, which included houses , farmlands and domestic animal,among others, were affected

- However, no live was lost during the heavy downpour

The Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA) says heavy downpour on Friday, August 23, which lasted for hours, has displaced substantial number of people across the state.

Dr. Muhammed Sulaiman, the executive secretary of ADSEMA told News Agency of Nigeria that his men were still assessing the damages.

He said from the report reaching the agency, no life had been lost so far, adding however that property, which included houses , farmlands and domestic animal,among others, were affected.

Sulaiman said in some local government areas,the flood had washed away many roads, as well as affected some public schools.

He called on the federal government and other humanitarian organisations,to come to their aid to avert outbreak of disease in the affected areas.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that six mine resistance vehicles were intercepted by Nigerian soldiers manning a checkpoint in Adamawa state.

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The vehicles were seized by soldiers attached to the Nigerian Army 23 armoured brigade in Yola.

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