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Buhari pledges support for flood victims

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured families impacted by flooding in several communities in Jigawa State of timely support from the Federal Government. President Buhari, in…

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured families impacted by flooding in several communities in Jigawa State of timely support from the Federal Government.

President Buhari, in a statement issued on Friday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, condoled with families who lost loved ones, farmlands, means of livelihood and property in the ravaging floods in the State.

The President ordered the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and other relevant government agencies to urgently assess the situation in the affected areas with a view to providing the needed humanitarian supplies.

Buhari, who lauded the prompt response by the Jigawa State government, voiced solidarity with the victims during this difficult time.

He assured of the readiness of the Federal Government to deploy the much-needed assistance as required.

The President promised to continue to follow very closely reports of flood situation across the country, and ensure that relevant Federal agencies are well prepared to respond to such disasters and mitigate associated risks.

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