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Flood: Jigawa govt inaugurates committees on fundraising, mitigation

By Baba Aminu

The Jigawa State Government on Tuesday inaugurated two committees to mitigate the effect of flood disasters in the state.

The State Governor, Muhammad Badaru Abubakar inaugurated the committees on Tuesday at Government House, Dutse.

Recalls that over 133 people lost their lives and properties worth billions of naira was destroyed.

Badaru said the two committees are, the state committee on flood disaster assessment, funds raising, and the technical committee on flood mitigation.

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According to him ,“the fundraising committee is saddled with responsibilities of collecting donations and distribution of palliative to the affected flood victims across the state.

“While the technical committee on flood mitigation mandate of proffering permanent solutions to the perennial flooding that ravages Jigawa state.”

The Jigawa state Government has so far received over N500m in flood relief materials donations from Federal Government, donors, and individuals.

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