Disaster: Heavy downpour renders residents homeless
Residents of Akwana Community in Wukari local government area of Taraba State were on Tuesday morning rendered homeless by an early morning heavy rainfall in the area.
Property worths thousands of naira were destroyed by the rainfall which caused flooding in the community.
The property destroyed includes residential homes and farms lands.
Commenting on the disaster, Councilor representing the area in Wukari local government, Mr Tsokwa Nwunuji, described the situation as worrisome and appealed for an urgent state government’s assistance.
He regretted that the rainfall has caused untold hardship for the people, adding that this is the first time the area had experienced such ugly occurrences in Twenty years.