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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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30 years of Nigeria’s failure to tackle Cameroon dam flooding

The annual large scale flooding experienced in Nigeria following the release of water from the Lagdo Dam in Cameroon could have been curbed some 30 years ago had the authorities been proactive. Since 1982 when the dam was built in Lagdo town on the Adamawa Plateau in the Northern Province of Cameroon along the course of the Benue River, lowland ...

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