Flooding: Toto LG Chairman assures victims of State Govt. Intervention as over 17 villages, farmland worth millions destroyed
Worried by recurring flooding in Toto local government area especially Riverine communities, the Executive Chairman of the council, Hon. Aliyu Abdullahi Tashas, led top government functionaries to assessed the situation and on how to rendered immediate assistance to the affected communities.
According to him over 17 Villages with virtually all their Farmland and other valuable has been destroyed by the flood.
Earlier at the Chief of Iggi palace who is the chairman of the villages heads within the Riverine areas, Hon Abubakar Haruna Kwanakis leader of the delegation inform the Paramount Ruler the purpose of the tour which is the council magnanimous gesture to always provide succour to her citizenry, ” as a government we will respond to your plight and also report to the appropriate authorities for urgent attention”.
The village Head took us round using local canoes as both secondary school, primary and the only clinic were completely submerged by the flood. He thanked the executive chairman for considering them at this critical period.
Other places visited include; Kanaworo, Ehemkpa, Gbagidigbo and Ogbere respectively with nothing village Heads appealing for food and shelter as same havoc is caused by the flood.