FG promises speedy intervention to Kebbi flood victims
The Federal Government has promised speedy intervention to flood victim and farmers in Kebbi by ensuring they get improved seeds to restart planting as soon as the water recede.
Alhaji Muhammad Nanono, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, made this known in a statement by Mrs Eno Olotu, the Deputy Director, Information, in the ministry on Sunday in Abuja.
Nanono disclosed this during an on- the- spot assessment of the floods in the State, adding that the flooding was one of the worst disasters witnessed in recent times.
The minister, who was in company of Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, said his visit was to restore hope and build up confidence for the farmers in the state.
Nanono who visited the scenes of the floods in Argungu and also those along the Dukku- Makera Road that were completely washed off, said President Muhammadu Buhari sent him to commiserate with the people of Kebbi over the flood.