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River water from six of the eight countries that make up the Niger Basin has arrived Nigeria, increasing the risk of flooding in 10 states, the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency alerted Nigerians on Saturday.
The Oyo State Government said it has begun the rehabilitation of the 77-year-old Eleyele dam, which contributed in no small measure to the alarming flooding of August 26, 2011, that ravaged most parts of the state.
Following the recent alert by the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) warning Nigerians of imminent flooding, many state governments are now putting in place measures to protect lives and properties.
The Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, on Wednesday called for early flood-prevention measures to avoid disastrous consequences.
The Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bagudu, prayed for the peace and unity of the nation and wished pilgrims safe return to Nigeria from Saudi Arabia.
Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) has issued an alert warning Nigerians of imminent increased flooding, in September.
Mrs Nkechi Eneh, the Executive Secretary of Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), has advised residents in the state against carrying out economic activities along flood plains.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is collaborating with stakeholders to review the National Contingency Plan (NCP) to reposition the country against the impact of disasters.
The Federal Government is collaborating with the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, to effectively manage manage it underground water resources.
The United Nations Secretary-General has said he is saddened by the devastating floods that has ravaged Nigeria, particularly with sad reports that over 200 people have been lost to the menace.
Ahmed Mabudi, the Acting Director-General of Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), said the rumor making rounds about the release of water from the Lagbo Dam by Camaroonian authorities was untrue.
People living in communities on the floodplains, especially in Niger, Edo, Jigawa, Anambra and Bayelsa state should be prepared to experience another round of flooding.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received N3 billion to respond to the looming flood disasters following a red alert issued on Sept. 7 by the National Hydological Services Agency (NHISA).
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