Windstorm kills one, destroys over 150 houses in Nasarawa - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Windstorm kills one, destroys over 150 houses in Nasarawa

One person was confirmed killed several others  injured  while more than 150 houses were destroyed  in Agbashi community, Doma Local Government Area  of Nasarawa State, following a rainstorm that wreck havoc in the area.

Confirming the incident, Vice Chairman, Doma LGA, John Bako  Ari, said the tragedy occurred  Tuesday evening leaving  several people homeless.

According to  Bako Ari, over  150 residential houses, churches, mosque,  schools  were destroyed 

"It is true that the windstorm destroyed over 150 houses including, mosque,  school, the incident happened yesterday in the evening," the vice Chairman  said. 

Also speaking on the incident,  Acting Chairman, Agbashi Development Association (ADA),  Anthony Oshinyeka who  described the incident as unfortunate stating  that Bassa  settlement in Iponu outskirt of Agbashi was badly affected as  one man lost his life while seven others were  injured.

Oshinyeka called on  both the state and federal Government to urgently intervene to cushion the devastating effect on the distressed people of Agbashi community. 

The Acting ADA chairman  also solicited immediate release of relief materials and medical aids  to the affected communities.


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