By Muhammad Suleiman Yobe
Heavy rainfall and strong winds destroyed more than 20 houses, killing two people and injuring many others on Tuesday in Araba and Hambarawa towns in Ringim local government area.
The chairman of Ringim local government, Alhaji Shehu Sule Udi, confirmed the incident today while answering questions from our correspondent.
He said the incident started around 1 o’clock on Monday while experiencing the first heavy rainfall of the year.
He said that the incident affected the Araba and Hambarawa community, where information confirmed that there was two loss of life, severe injuries and the destruction of houses.
Alhaji Shehu Sule Udi assured their readiness to support the affected community to ease their suffering from the windstorms.
For their part, the people affected by the disaster have asked the government to provide immediate assistance.