Rainstorm has killed an elderly woman and destroyed several houses in Unguwar Bai and Dukawa communities in Dambatta Local Government Area of Kano.
Executive Secretary, Kano State Emmergency Management Agency (SEMA), Saleh Aliyu Jili, confirmed the tragedy.
Jili, who led a government delegation to the communities to sympathize with the affected families, described the incident as unfortunate while assuring that government would extend relief materials to the victims of the incident.
He said the relief materials would be handed over to the Deputy Chairman. Dambatta Local Government Area who doubles as the Chairman. Emergency Relief Committee
He stressed that the administration was committed to the protection of lives and propertiy of all through the initiation of policie aimed at uplifting the standard of living of Nigerians
In his remarks the Chairman, Dambatta Local Government Area, Mohammad Abdullahi Kore, pointed out that over seventy houses were destroyed, one person was killed while scores of injured including a pregnant women and under age children.
Relief materials distributed at the occasion included bags of cement, zings, mattresses , pillows, mats and food items.