Friday, September 18, 2015

Over Rising Water Level In River Niger,Kogi State Raises Alert

Once again, in its proactive posture in recent times, residents of the nine flood prone Local Government Areas of Kogi State have been advised to be vigilant to avoid a repeat devastation of 2012 flood. Chairman of the Kogi State Flood Management Committee who is also Deputy Governor, Yomi Awoniyi brought this up in Lokoja while commenting on the current rise in water level in River Niger.
speaking against the backdrop of early warnings by both the Meteorological Agency and National Emergency Management Agency of the likely wood of flooding in Kogi State resulting from the release of water from the Lagdo dam in Cameroun. Deputy Governor Yomi Awoniyi said