In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 01st, September, 2020

Images Of Senate President, Ahmed Lawan’s Hometown In Yobe Taken Over By Flood

Photos Of Senate President, Ahmed Lawan’s Hometown In Yobe Taken Over By Flood


Ahmed Lawan’s Hometown In Yobe Taken Over By Flood

Gashu’a, the headquarters of Bade Native Authorities Space of Yobe State and the birthplace of the incumbent Senate President, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan is in current time grappling with perennial flooding because the wet season intensifies.

For the residents of the traditional city, the raining season is step by step turning into a burden they must take care of yearly, as they persistently dwell in agony on account of perennial flooding.

The agony is all the time exacerbated throughout the raining season with the constant downpour ensuing within the submerging of the general public infrastructures particularly township roads, thereby severing some elements of the neighborhood from the others.


Private property are equally not spared because the perennial flood bares its fangs yearly.

An nameless mentioned, “Anytime it rains, our dilapidated roads develop into flooded. We can be minimize off from the remainder of the city. Yr in, yr out, we proceed to file enormous financial loss.”

One other resident additionally mentioned, “It’s unbelievable neighborhood which produces the quantity three citizen in Nigeria is presently in deep misery”.

It was gathered transfer was lately made by the Senate President to facilitate the development of an Eight-kilometre street within the city, however many criticised the trouble, saying it’s grossly inadequate.

As of the final census, Gashu’a has a inhabitants of 125,000 and is positioned on 12°52’5″ N 11°2’47” E.

Obtainable data confirmed that the traditional city can be on the Yobe River, just a few miles beneath the convergence of the Hadejia River and Jama’are River and its common elevation is about 299 meters.

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This, maybe, is a few of the the reason why the city is battling with perennial flooding yearly with little effort made by authorities involved to arrest the state of affairs.


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