Communities affected by the recent flood disaster in Kirfi local government area of Bauchi state want Government and relevant authorities to take proactive measures that will prevent future occurence of the incident.
They made their feelings known when the State Governor Bala Mohammed paid a sympathy and inspected the level of damage caused by the flood.
Briefing the Governor on the incident, the Chairman of the local government Alh. Garba Musa Bara said the flood has washed-up over five thousand farmlands, two thousand houses and properties worth millions of Naira destroyed.
Also Speaking the member representing Kirfi constituency in the state house of Assembly Umar Abdulkadir Dewo called on Government to provide immediate parliative for the victims to ease their suffering.
Responding, Governor Bala Mohammed expressed concern on how the incessant cases of flood disaster is ravaging communities across the state year in year out and promised to provide lasting solution.
While commiserating with the victims the Governor constituted a Committee that would take inventory of all the loses with a view to supporting the affected persons.