120 people affected by heavy rains in the Gonja district

120 people affected by heavy rains in the Gonja district

Abdulai Haruna, the Zonal NADMO director has revealed that at least 120 people have been displaced and their properties damaged in a rainstorm that hit the Kusuwgu community in the Central Gonja district of the Northern region.

120 people affected by heavy rains in the Gonja district

A section of the devastated property after the rainstorm

Abdulai Haruna told StarrNews that Wednesday night’s storm ripped off roofs of 18 houses and caused havoc to people's assets. His revelation was corroborated by Shanunu Shaibu, a victim of the rains.

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Shanunu Shaibu disclosed that the heavy rains which started started around 8 to 9pm lifted the zinc for the roofs and it ripped it off. He added that he and his family are lodging with family members as they find ways to roof the house; only God can help.

The Zonal NADMO director Haruna said the region currently has no relief items and was only appealing to the national office to assist the victims.

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