…1,300 houses submerged, 2,800 persons displaced
MANAGING Directo of Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), Abubakar Yelwa, gave the figure in a press conference held in Patigi Local Government Area Secretariat, yesterday.
He identified riverine communities in Patigi as the worst hit by the disaster.
According to Abubakar, 1,300 households and 2,800 persons were affected by the flood disaster.
He further disclosed that large hectares of farmlands and houses were also submerged in Patigi. The commission was in the area to assist the victims with relief materials.