The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has warned that 56 Nigerian communities are being threatened by heavy rainfall that can lead to flooding in August.
The Lagos Territorial Coordinator of NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye, in a statement today, August 14, listed the states and communities as follows:
In Delta: Aboh
In Ekiti State; Ado Ekiti
In Ondo State; Akure, Idanre, Ifon, Iju Itaogbolu Ogbese, Owo, Owena, Ondo
In Lagos State; Apapa, Badagry, Eti Osa, Ikeja, Ikorodu, Ikoyi, Lagos Island, Ojo Lagos, Surulere.
In Anambra State; Atani;
In Ogun; Ifo, Ota, Sagamu
In Nasarawa State; Lafia, Wamba
In Cross River; Ikom, Ogoja
In Bauchi State: Jamaare, Misau, Azare, Itas, Kafin Madaki, Kari, Kirfi, Tafawa Balewa, Katagum
In Jigawa State; Hadejia, Miga
In Osun State; Ilesa, Oshogbo
In Kwara State; Kosubosu.
In Zamfara State; Anka, Bungudu, Gusau
In Sokoto State; Goronyo
In Adamawa State; Numan, Shelleng
In Taraba State: Serti
In Benue State; Ito, Katsina-Alan, Vande-kiya
In Imo State: Oguta, Orlu
In Abia State; Ugba. Source: NAN.