NEMA Warns Of Possible Flooding In South Eastern States
The floods are coming.
The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, have warned residents in the South- Eastern part of Nigeria that there would be possible cases of flooding as the rainy season comes.
South East Zonal Coordinator of NEMA, Walson Brandon, alerted the public while speaking with newsmen in his Enugu office.
He revealed that 14 local government areas across Enugu, Ebonyi and Anambra states are prone to cases of flood and advised the local government officials to clear drains and water ways.
According to him, NEMA met with the Nigeria Meteorological Services Agency, NIMET, Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, and some other related agencies to inform the people on the impeding danger.
Areas that are prone to flooding for each state according to NEMA include:
For Enugu state; Enugu South LGA, Enugu East LGA and Oji River.
For Ebonyi state; Afikpo North, Ikwo, Ezza South, Ohaukwu and Ebonyi local government area were listed,
While for Anambra, Orumba North, Awka South, Anaocha, Oyi, Dunukofia and Njikoka local council areas.