Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency has declared that many states across the country, especially those in the southern part, will witness more floods following the rise in the water levels of Nigeria’s two major rivers, the River Niger and River Benue.
Confirming the predictions, which outlines Cross River state as one of the states, affected by some degree of flooding, the Director General of State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Princewill Ayim, disclosed the agency’s preparedness to tackle the threat.
Ayim, speaking on Sparkling 92.3 Fm Breakfast News and Current Affairs Programme, Let’s Talk Nigeria, said awareness programmes and trainings have been carried by the agency.
Reacting to the report of a refugee in the Adagom Refugee Camp who sold her baby for Seventy thousand naira, the SEMA boss disclosed that the agency is working tirelessly with the Cross River State Police Command to track down and apprehend all those involved in the transaction.
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