The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has sent a strong warning to 102 local government areas in 28 States.
Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) AVM Muhammadu A. Muhammad disclosed this at a flood advocacy to Jigawa State Governor, Muhammad Badaru Abubakar in Dutse.
He said the Local Governments are in the higher risk of being devastated by flood due to their closeness to water ways in the country.
According to him” the annual flood outlook informed that 102 local government areas, in 28 States fall within the highly probable risk area.
“While 275 Local Government Areas in the 36 States of the Federation including the Federal Capital Territory fall within the moderately probable flood risk areas, the remaining 397 Local…