Flood claims seven lives in Kwara


At least seven persons have lost their lives to flood disasters in different parts of Kwara State in 2022.

Managing Director, Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission, HYPPADEC, Abubakar Yelwa, disclosed this on Sunday in Patigi, Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara State.

He identified riverine communities in Patigi as the worst hit by the disaster.

According to Abubakar, 1,300 households and 2,800 persons were affected in the flood disaster.

He further revealed that large hectares of farmlands and houses were also submerged in Patigi.

The commission was in the area to assist the victims with relief materials.

Post a Comment