Lagos, August 15 - (Viewpoint Housing News) – Lagos Territorial Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye on Monday in statement in Lagos, said 19 states and 56 communities across the country are likely to witness heavy rainfall that can lead to flooding within the month.
Mr. Farinloye listed the states and communities as: Delta: Aboh; Ekiti State: Ado Ekiti; and Ondo State: Akure, Idanre, Ifon, Iju Itaogbolu, Ogbese, Owo, Owena and Ondo.
Others, he said, included: Lagos State: Apapa, Badagry, Eti Osa, Ikeja, Ikorodu, Ikoyi, Lagos Island, Ojo Lagos, Surulere; Anambra: Atani; Ogun: Ifo, Ota, Sagamu; Nasarawa State: Lafia, Wamba; and Cross River: Ikom, Ogoja.
Farinloye also listed Bauchi State: Jamaare, Misau, Azare, Itas, Kafin Madaki, Kari, Kirfi, Tafawa Balewa, Katagum; Jigawa: Hadejia, Miga; Osun State: Ilesa, Oshogbo, and Kwara: Kosubosu.
The rest, he said, are Zamfara State: Anka, Bungudu, Gusau; Sokoto State: Goronyo; Adamawa State: Numan, Shelleng; Taraba State: Serti; Benue: Ito, Katsina-Ala, Vande-Ikya; Imo State: Oguta, Orlu; and Abia State: Ugba.