Flood destroys 14,496 farms in Kano communities

No fewer than 14, 496 farms were destroyed by flooding in five local government areas of Kano State.

The Director General, National Emergency Management Agency, Mustapha Habib, made the disclosure during an on-the-spot assessment tour of communities ravaged by flood in Warawa and Wudil LGAs of the state on Wednesday.

He listed the affected communities as Warawa Gishiri Wuya, where 1,113 farms were washed away, Larabar Gadon Sarki with 1,135 farms affected and Wudil, which had 4,808 farms destroyed as a result of the disaster.

He said other affected areas include Bebeji, 1,405 farms; Rano, 260 farms; and Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area, 5,775 farms.


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