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Flood-hit Benue appeals to govt to dredge river

Makurdi flood

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Saturday, July 25, 2020 appealed to the Federal Government to dredge the River Benue to permanently address the perennial flood in the state. Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on a flood assessing tour of Makurdi Ortom made the plea in an interview with newsmen shortly after inspecting the flooded areas in Makurdi, the ...

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Features, remedies to Benue flood disaster

The recently released report of “The 2012 Flood Impact Assessment” of Benue State conducted by the Benue Non-governmental Organisation Network (BENGONET) with support from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Benue State Government aims to bring to the fore the extent of the damage caused by the flood and the need to carryout interventions that will mitigate its effects ...

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Makurdi flood zone becomes tourist haven

The Makurdi floods have become some sort of a tourist attraction for many residents of the Benue State Capital. After much persuasion from family members to pay a visit to the worst hit part of the town by the floods, I drove my two boys, cousin, uncle, aunty and an in-law through the grid-lock Wurukum Roundabout area where they started ...

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