By Uzair Adam Imam
No fewer than 350 houses and food items were destroyed by the flood at three communities in the Tangaza Local Government Area of Sokoto State.
The incident that occurred over the weekend rendered many people homeless and washed away food items.
Abubakar Ghani, the spokesman for the state emergency management agency, confirmed the development Monday.
Ghani stated that the villages affected include Shiyar Ajiya, Makers and Runji, but said no life was lost during the disaster.
The Special Adviser to Governor Aminu Tambuwal symphatized with the people of the area.
He also assured them that the state government would provide relief materials to them as soon as possible.
The Daily Reality recalls heavy downpour has wreaked havoc in Jigawa communities, leading to the destruction of many houses, shops and prosperities worth millions of naira in the areas.
The Daily Reality reported that the communities affected included; Hadejia, Kafin Hausa, Kiri-Kasamma and some parts of Garun-Gabas, Tandanu and Bulangu of Jigawa state respectively.
Professionals have argued that there would be more flood in Nigeria in the next two months because of the climate change.
The Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Prof Mansur Bako Matazu, has warned Nigerians to brace up for more rains in the next two months.