Kogi Government Ejects Illegal Occupants Of Flood Victims Estate

Kogi post-flood housing estate
Kogi post-flood housing estate

The Kogi State government has asked victims of the 2012 flood to be patient as it moves to evict illegal occupants who have taken over the housing estate built for them.






     

     

    Kogi State was one of the worst hit by devastating floods, which ravaged 30 states in the country, killing more than 360 people dead and displacing two million people.

    The flood, which caused damages worth more than N2 trillion, was described as the worst in 40 years and affected an estimate of seven million people.

    The 2012 flood affected more than two million people
    The 2012 flood affected more than two million people

    Awonniyi said that the flood victims housing estate built by the state government was solely for victims and assured that government had mandated the ministries of Works and Justice to ensure that the rightful allottees soon took possession of their houses.

    He stated further that a monitoring of the flood situation in the state has been completed and admitted that houses were built on waterways.

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