Windstorm destroys over 1380 houses in Zamfara, Sokoto
Posted By: Dj Devoskid
on June 18, 2019
Sunday, June 16, was a tragic day for some residents in parts of Zamfara and Sokoto states – This was as over 1000 houses were destroyed in Zamfara and 380 buildings pulled down in Sokoto – According to the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), the disaster in Sokoto claimed the lives of a 95-year-old man and a teenager Over 1000 houses have been destroyed by windstorm in Bungudu town, Bungudu local government area of Zamfara, the lawmaker representing the area, Alhaji Nasiru Lawal, has said. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident occurred on Sunday, June 16. Lawal who conducted journalists round the affected houses in Bungudu on Monday, June 17, described the incident as unfortunate. “It is worrisome to have this kind of incident, we never experienced this type of disaster for over 30 years. “We are going to visit all the affected persons, sympathise with them and take the record of damages caused by the disaster.
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