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Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Kano State Government Sets Up Technical Committee To Address Flooding

Following the prevailing incidence of flooding in Kano, the State Government, has set up a Technical Committee to expedite action in addressing the problem across the state.

Part of the mandate of the Committee is to demolish structures on waterways.

Kano State Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, who disclosed this in a statement, obtained by Nigerian Kicker said, the government is worried about the occurrence of floods which have wrecked  havoc  in Kano metropolis.

The statement said, the Committee has been saddled with the task of studying the metropolitan roads, drainages and culverts that are in state of disrepair, with a view to rehabilitating them and re-constructing new ones where possible.

It added that the Committee would also find out structures built on water ways that often times cause blockages to flooding.

The statement expressed concern over the calamity and commiserated with the people who have lost their valuables in the deluge.

It called on the public to bear with the Government as everything possible would be done to remedy the situation.


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