President Muhammadu Buhari has regretted the reports of flooding happening in the country and has promised to see to it that that relevant government agencies are equipped to respond to future disasters.
President Buhari has also directed the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and other government agencies to send aid to the flood affected persons in Jigawa state.
This was disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement titled, ‘President Buhari assures flood victims of federal support.’
“President Muhammadu Buhari has assured families impacted by flooding in several communities in Jigawa State of timely support from the Federal Government.
“Commiserating with families who lost loved ones, farmlands, means of livelihood and property in the ravaging floods in the state, the President directs the National Emergency Management Agency and other relevant government agencies to urgently assess the situation in the affected areas with a view to providing the needed humanitarian supplies.” The statement read.