32 lives lost, thousands displaced as flood ravage Kebbi

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No fewer than 32 lives have been lost, hundreds of houses destroyed and thousands of residents displaced by the devastating flood that sacked communities in Kebbi State.
Though according to the NiMET forecast, 11 local councils of out 21 are inclined to flooding, currently, there are already 15 highly risk local councils, which have been badly affected by the flood, while the remaining six are also feeling the impact.
At least, over 10 Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps have sprang up in some of the affected councils to accommodate displaced residents. The flooding has wreaked havoc to houses, infrastructure like roads, bridges, schools, hospitals and even the Bagudo Prison, in Bagudo council area. The sacking of the prison, necessitated the relocation of the inmates to Birnin-Kebbi correction facility on Friday.   

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