In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 17th, July, 2020

How Heavy Downpour Washed Away Fish Farms Price Over N100m In Niger

How Heavy Downpour Washed Away Fish Farms Worth Over N100m In Niger

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Fish farmers in Niger State have lamented the lack of items allegedly value over N100 million after heavy rainfall in Lapai Gwari in Bosso native authorities space of Niger state washed away their farms.

It was gathered that hundreds of fish farms have been carried away in the course of the rain that lasted 12 hours within the night time.

Talking on the incident, the state Director-Normal Niger State Emergency Administration Company NISEMA Alh Ahmed Ibrahim Inga described the incident as pathetic and devastating.

The DG, who personally visited Lapai to analyse the harm, lamented the loss incurred by fish farmers within the space.

He defined that quickly a staff of specialists from the Company could be dispatched to analyze the extent of injury attributable to flood to fish farmers.

In response to him, “sending our staff there’ll allow the state authorities to provide you with modernities on the right way to help victims to scale back their hardship.”

“Although the state authorities is now battling with inadequate funds because of the Coronavirus pandemic, it can’t fold its arm and permit it’s individuals to endure with out coming to their help, particularly throughout this making an attempt second.”

Malam Mohammad Tukur, fish farmer, who appeared devastated advised reporters that the incident was the primary of its type within the space.

He appealed to the Niger State authorities to as a matter of urgency help farmers to scale back their hardship.


“We misplaced about two thousand fish farms that have been washed away by a heavy downpour which lasted twelve hours in Lapai Gwari,”
he lamented.

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Lamenting their losses, Malam Abdullahi Saidu defined that among the fish farmers have between N10m to N20m value of funding, including that earlier than the incident, prospects all around the nation come to the world to purchase fish.

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