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FLOOD PRONE AREAS: NEMA Advises Kogi Communities To Vacate Zones

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has advised Communities living around the flood plains in Kogi State to immediately relocate to higher grounds for safety to avoid the eminent flood.

Head of Media and Publication, Sani Datti, gave the advice in a statement in Abuja, saying, the Agency received a distress call of eminent flood in Sarkin Noma, Ganaja and Igala mela Local Government Areas of the state.

He said that following the alert, the agency has immediately established contact with the State Commissioner for Environment and the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and other relevant stakeholders.

Datti added that a team from the agency are due to arrive the state for appropriate action on persons and communities likely to be affected.

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