STATE GOVERNMENTS BLAMED FOR IGNORING EARLY FLOOD WARNINGS.
The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu has blamed State Governments for ignoring early warnings that could have averted the impact of this year’s flooding.
Mr. Adamu made this known to Journalists yesterday after the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting chaired by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo.
The Minister who acknowledged that there is no way flood can be stopped, asserted that there was inadequate information regarding the enormity of disaster and States that would be affected, but they were ignored.
He also blamed tree felling and degraded soil for the massive impact of this year’s floods in the country.