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Flood kills 21 in Abia community

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The Abia State Government acknowledged 21 people have died from flooding in communities all through the state.

Executive Secretary, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Sunday (*21*), confirmed the decide on Friday.

(*21*) spoke in the course of the distribution of discount provides to some victims by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

The official recalled that Abia was certainly one of many 32 states predicted by the Nigeria Hydrological Services to endure flood.

The SEMA chief acknowledged the state recorded flooding in 16 of the 17 native authorities areas.

NEMA Director-General, Mustapha Ahmed, represented the Head of Owerri Operations Office, (*21*) Nnaji, commiserated with Abia over the disaster.

Ahmed recalled that the 2022 Flood Outlook forecasted that 233 LGAs in 32 states and the FCT had been inside extraordinarily hazard areas.

No decrease than 212 LGAs in 35 states of the federation had been inside fairly doable flood hazard areas.

Flood kills 21 in Abia community

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