Flood Forces People From 13 Plateau Communities To Leave And Ruins Farms


In the Langtang South Local Government Area of Plateau State, no less than 13 towns have been devastated by flooding that has destroyed homes and agriculture.

Residents claimed that in addition to displacing hundreds of people, the storm that happened on Monday night also destroyed bridges that connected certain settlements.

The tragedy was brought on by a severe downpour that lasted for many hours, according to the residents of the impacted village who spoke with our correspondent.

In Mabudi, Lashel, Turaki, Gehetu, and other settlements, among them, several homes were drowned, according to Emmanuel Nanpak, a resident of Mabudi.

Another villager said the flood tragedy will produce "an imminent hunger in the locality because numerous important farms were affected," and his name was Nankar Adams.

On his Facebook page, Hon. Vincent Venman Bulus, the chairman of the Langtang South Local Government Council, confirmed the news, writing, "It's sad to hear about the flood that swept through the Mabudi community of Langtang South and resulted in the destruction of properties worth millions of naira."

"I feel sorry for the flood victims and the entire Mabudi community. Communities, people, and us as authorities must now take preventative action, he continued.

However, the impacted citizens urged all tiers of government to assist them.


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