A Soldier And 9 Others Killed In Rainfall And Floods In Kebbi State

The Kebbi State Government on Tuesday confirmed the death of a soldier and nine others in two separate flood disasters across the state.A Soldier And 9 Others Killed In Rainfall And Floods In Kebbi State 1In a statement by Abubakar Dakingari, Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Atiku Bagudu issued in Birnin Kebbi, said the flood occurred in two local government areas on Thursday. He listed the communities affected as Kanya village in Danko Wasagu Local Government and Mahuta in Fakai Local Government.A Soldier And 9 Others Killed In Rainfall And Floods In Kebbi State 2“A soldier and nine other people were killed by heavy flood as a result of incessant rainfall in the state; the soldier was said to have died while trying to rescue a woman from the flood.’’ Dakingari said although the body of the woman was recovered, that of the soldier had been washed away, but effort was on to recover the corpse. He added that the remains of five victims were recovered at Kanya and three in Mahuta.A Soldier And 9 Others Killed In Rainfall And Floods In Kebbi State 3Photo Credit: Getty

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