The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency has alerted residents of Chikun, Birnin Gwari, Igabi, Kaduna North, Kaduna South, Sabon Gari, Soba and Zaria local governments of Kaduna state of impending floods.
The Executive Secretary of the agency, Ishaku Makama, who made this known in a statement in Kaduna today, said that the warning signs came from Nigeria Metreological Services Agency.
It urged disaster risk managers, policy makers and other stakeholders to take precautionary measures to prevent the flooding, stressing the importance to plan proper responses so as to mitigate the effect of the flood.
The statement particularly advised councils’ emergency management committees, communities and individuals to embark on measures to manage the flood.
It advised stakeholders to continue to sensitize the public to clear drains, to prevent possible loss of lives and property. [myad]