A 60-year-old woman has been killed by flood in Gunmi Local Government Area of Zamfara. This was made known by the local council’s Vice chairman, Sa’idu Bawa on Thursday who blamed the incident on the heavy down pour in Bawa. He further stated that food items, live stocks and household materials were lost.
According to him, more than 500 people have lost their homes to the disaster stating that a similar situation occurred in Gayari area in Zamfara.
Sani Usamatu, councilor of Rafi ward in Gunmi noted that Albarkawa, Yardiga, Yartsayasu and Lemawa were mostly affected areas.
The victims made an appeal to the government to provide relief materials.
By Unuode Ejiro