Flood displaces 10,000 families in Kogi

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on Tuesday said that no fewer than 10,000 families had been displaced by flooding in seven local government areas of the state. Bello, who spoke during a tour of flood ravaged areas of Lokoja, listed the affected local governments to include Lokoja, Ibaji, Igalamela -Odolu, Ajaokuta, Kogi and Bassa. He said that farmers were particularly hard hit as they lost their houses, farmlands and livestock to the floods. The governor said that many communities in the state were always at the receiving end anytime…

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