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Niger Communities Submerged By Flood Get N60m Palliative



Following the devastating effect of flood in the state, the Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello, has directed the immediate distribution of relief items worth N 60 million to flood victims of Kede Community, in Mokwa local government area of the state.

The governor gave the directive when he received traditional leaders of the community, led by Hakimin Wuya, Ibrahim Yawa, at the Government House, Minna, the state capital.

Sani Bello, who expressed concern over the state of hunger in the communities as a result of flood, directed that the N60 million be used to purchase food items for immediate distribution to ease their sufferings.

The governor also directed that a land be prepared for the resettlement of the residents of the affected communities in order to avert further occurrence.

In another development, Governor Bello advised the people of Kpata-Katcha communities to return to their various settlements as security would be mobilised to ensure peaceful coexistence in the area.