“Come to our aid” – Governor of Benue State begged Federal government
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has called on the Federal Government to come to their aid in Benue state after a massive flood has left the capital Makurdi and other parts of the state under water.
According to reports, Ortom has asked the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), to liaise with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on helping those displaced find shelter.
Flooded areas are Zone 4, Wurukum, Gebade, Nyinma, Ghana, Naka Road, Wadatta Gboko Road and Media village in Achusa, after a rain that fell from around 12.24 AM and lasted until 5 AM,
The governor lamented that the flood is happening at a time his state is finding it difficult to pay salaries.
See photos of the flood below: