No fewer than 150 houses and properties worth hundreds of thousands were reportedly destroyed by a heavy downpour at Maibara community of Baure local government area of Katsina state.
The affected community residents who spoke with our source stated that the issue of flooding become a repeated occurrence every year due to lack of drainage.
While assessing the damage done by the rainfall, the village district and Head of Administration Baure Local Government Area, Umar Mai’adua condole with the affected people and urged them to avoid building houses on waterways.
They were also advised to avoid dumping refuse in the available water drainage.
Umar Mai’adua assures them of full government support.