From Julius B. Kezi
Residents of Jema’a Local Government Area in Kaduna state have lost residential structures, house whole utensils commercials items and farm crops worth millions of naira to flood, today Thursday, August 6, 2020.
The destruction was preceded by heavy rain fall from evening of Wednesday, August 5, 2020 till noon of Thursday August 6, 2020.
Some victims of the flood in separate interview, passionately appealed to Jema’a Local Government, Kaduna state and the Federal Governments to urgently come to their assistance as they are currently suffering poverty imposed on them by COVID – 19 lock down, incessant attacks by unknown gunmen, aside the devastating effect of the flood.
Items lost to the flood, include, house utensils, cash, cement, foodstuff and farm lands of rice, sugar cane, maize, yams, cocoa yams, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, among others.