​Rainstorm Destroys  800 Houses ,Injures 40 Persons In Kebbi

Some of the destroyed houses

Rainstorm Destroys  800 Houses ,Injures 40 Persons In Kebbi:
By John Femi Adi: 

No fewer than 800 houses have been destroyed,  40 persons injured and  8 others   hospitalized with bone fractures after  rainstorm  wrecked havoc in some major parts of Maiyama Local Government area of Kebbi State.

The storm, which was accompanied by heavy wind also destroyed electricity poles , transformers, water and schools facilities and this rendered several persons  in the area homeless as many of the  victims affected by the disaster have sought refuge in their neighbourhood within the community.

NEMA officials visit injured victims

Discovered by a combined team of officials on assessment described the incident as a terrible experience as many people in the community have been affected.

Head, Nema Sokoto operations office, Mallam  Suleiman Muhammad lamented that “about 800 houses were destroyed and slot of health, water, school and electricity facilities were completely damaged.

He also stated that means of livelihood like animals and properties severely affected following the rainstorm.