Flood: Abaji Chairman Blames Residents

Chairman of Abaji area council, Alhaji Abdulrahman Ajiya has blamed some residents in the area council for building on water ways and dumping refuse on drainage.

Speaking when he visited flooded areas, Ajiya expressed shock over the flood incident, even as he described it as a natural disaster.

He sympathised with the affected residents and disclosed that the council was making plans to embark on construction of water drainage system in the area, as soon as council’s finances improves.

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The chairman added that the council will sit with members of the legislature in order to see how they could come to the aid of the affected residents.

He however warned those that have formed the habit of building on water ways to desist, saying that Abattoir community has always witnessed flood havoc every year during rainy season.