Torrential rainfall in Kebbi State’s Suru local government area, specifically at Dakin Gari town, proved catastrophic on Sunday. Regrettably, this natural disaster claimed the lives of at least three individuals and wrought havoc on a total of 315 residential properties.
In response to this dire situation, Dr. Nasir Idris, the Governor of Kebbi State, undertook a compassionate visit to assess the extent of the damage inflicted by the relentless flood. In a display of support for the affected families, he generously donated a sum of N40 million. Additionally, Governor Idris took immediate action by allocating five hundred thousand naira to each victim as an initial relief measure to alleviate the profound hardships caused by this devastating flood.
During his visit, Governor Idris extended his heartfelt condolences to the grieving families. Furthermore, he pledged his commitment to implementing preventative measures, such as the construction of drainage channels in the affected areas, aimed at averting any future recurrence of such tragic incidents.
Recognizing the urgency of the situation, Governor Idris directed the relevant ministry to expedite their efforts in safeguarding the lives and properties of the state’s residents, thereby preventing further devastation across Kebbi State.