Three injured as rainstorm destroys over 200 houses in Plateau

No more than 200 houses including a healthcare centre, classrooms, business premises as well as poultry farms were destroyed by a rainstorm that blew off rooftops in the Miango District of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Though no one died in the early Monday downpour, three persons were injured and receiving treatment while several others have been rendered homeless.

But the socio-cultural group in the district, the Miango Youth Development Association said some of the affected persons have found refuge in neighbours residents within the area.

In a statement, the group’s spokesman Nuhu Nga appealed for quick intervention from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the state government especially to those that have lost valuables in the disaster.

The Transition Implementation Committee Chairman of the Local Government Area Fidelis Adara said appropriate steps are been taken by the local authority towards receiving intervention from the state emergency management agency and NEMA for succour to the affected.



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