Rainstorm Destroys Houses, Electric Poles, Others In Adamawa

Rainstorm in Adamawa

Heavy Rainstorm Caused Havoc In Adamawa State:

Residents of Ganye, a community located in the Southern part of Adamawa State, Nigeria, have been left in the dark following ravaging of valuable properties caused by a heavy rainfall that happened a few moments ago.

According to a report reaching this online news platform at this time, houses, schools, electrical poles and other valuables have been destroyed by wind and rainstorm in Ganye on Tuesday, April 28 towards the evening hour of the day.

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Given updates on the incident, the Information Officer of the Ganye Local Government Area, Kabiru Njidda told newsmen that electric cables, house roofs and others were all damaged by the storm.

He said, “Heavy wind and rainstorm destroyed several houses in Ganye LGA this evening. Also affected were electric poles and cables.”

Speaking to newsmen in a phone conversation, Njidda noted that the LGA, most especially the council headquarters, Ganye town, had been thrown into a blackout following the incident which has left many homeless.

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He added, “There is currently no light. We’ve contacted officials concerned but the best we can expect is that maybe they will effect repairs tomorrow.”

“I have just left a man whose house and a new car was badly affected,” he said, explaining, “the wall of his house collapsed on his car, seriously denting the car.”

9jatoday understands that the rain lasted about 30 minutes but caused extensive destruction.

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