Over 29 persons were killed by flood while 2,934 others were affected in Bauchi state in 2022.
This was confirmed by the Director of Planning Research and Statistics of Bauchi State Emergency Management Agency, Mr Adamu Nayola, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Bauchi.
“In the 2022 flood, 29 people were confirmed dead and 2,934 others affected in 250 different locations.
“Not less than 8,457 houses were destroyed, 4,500 farmlands submerged, 32 people injured and 26 roads affected, while 1,856 IDPs households were also affected,” he said.
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Nayola said that the agency engaged in effective management of floods, such as early warning and massive sensitisation of residents of the state in 2022.
He said that the agency would continue to enlighten the public on early warning campaigns and mitigation measures.