Flood Sacks Karnaya Village In Jigawa

Heavy rainfall has rendered hundreds of the people of Karnaya village homeless as flood washed away more than half of the houses.

Karnaya is a few kilometres away from Dutse, Jigawa State capital.

The flood which started Saturday evening kept the entire village awake till Sunday, forcing villagers to seek refuge at the village school buildings.

The Executive Secretary, Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA Yusuf Sani Babura, who confirmed the incident, said the entire village had been ravaged and they were working on providing shelter and food to the victims.