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How rainstorm destroyed 100 houses in Daura



On Sunday, a heavy rainstorm in Daura, Katsina State, reportedly destroyed no fewer than 100 houses.


Daura is President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown. Rahamawa, Kalgo,Lungun Kofar Baru,Sarkin Yara ‘A’ ward and Unguwar Kaura were among the areas seriously affected, our correspondent learnt.

It was learnt that many of the houses had their roofs blown off. Sources said no life was lost.

It was learnt that many people whose houses were destroyed could not salvage their belongings. A pensioner, Ahidjo Lawan, said at least 50 houses were destroyed in Kalgo.

He said, “We are still salvaging our property from my house that was affected here in Kalgo.”

Spokesman for the State Emergency Management Agency, Ukasha Umar, said although he heard about the incident, the agency had yet to be officially informed about it.

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