FLOOD KILLS NINETEEN PEOPLE IN DOGUWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KANO STATE.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on July 26, 2021
At least nineteen people have been confirmed dead in Doguwa Local Government Area of Kano State after a vehicle they were travelling was washed away by flood.
It was gathered that the incident occurred on Friday night following a downpour in the area.
The Village Head of Doguwa town, Alhaji Yusif Umar Daguwa, who confirmed the incident said so far, fifteen copses were recovered while search was intensified to recover the remaining four victims of the disaster.
Doguwa said the vehicle was washed away by the flood after its engine went off in the middle of a bridge while the driver was passing through.
He explained that the bridge was submerged by flood following a downpour witnessed on Friday night.
Recall that Kano residents had also witnessed a downpour that lasted several hours on Thursday morning where several houses were submerged while property worth sixty million Naira were destroyed.