Flood: Katsina Deputy gov inspect affected areas, vows to address challenges
Katsina state Government pledged to continue collaborating with relevant agencies towards addressing the issue flood in the state.
The Deputy Governor Alh Mannir Yakubu said this while inspecting areas affected by flood in Katsina metropolis as a result of heavy down Pour within the week.
Alh Mannir Yakubu urged people to avoid dumping refuse in water ways and drainages for their safety.
The areas visited include Tudun Matawalle, Gafai and Masanawa among some other places within the metropolis.
He said present state administration have been making serious efforts to mitigate the effect of environmental challenges across the three senatorial zones.
The General Manager Katsina Urban and Regional planning Agencies Alh Usman Nadada who led the Deputy Governor to the affected areas said already emergency measures have been put in place to avoid further occurrence.
Alhaji Usman Nadada called on people to avoid dumping sand and gravels on the streets and drainages.
Others accompanied the Deputy Governor during the inspection visit include the Executive Secretary State Emergency Management Agency Alhaji Babangida Nasamu, Director Ecological, Ministry of Environment Alhaji Abubakar Gege and Katsina state New Map Project Coordinator Engineer Ashiru Muhammad among other community leaders in the affected areas.