At least 40 villages have been sacked by flood in Adamawa State, according to the News Agency of Nigeria.

Executive Secretary, Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Muhammad Sulaiman, said heavy downpour recorded in the last three days caused the situation.

Sulaiman said majority of the affected villages were on the bank of River Benue, with farmlands and houses being destroyed.

He said, “Over the last three days, over 40 villages in five local government areas have been overrun by flood.

“The affected local government areas are Fufore, Yola South, Demsa, Numan and Girei.” 

 

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