President Muhammadu Buhari has approved for immediate release the sum of N800 million for flood control in Jama’are Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
Sen. Bala Mohammed, the state Gov who made the disclosure while on inspection in the flood ravaged area. Stating further, the gov said the fund was released under the Ecological Project of the federal government.
Mohammed had requested that the federal government look into the possibility of providing a dam in Jama’are under its water resources strategy to avert recurrences of over-flooding in the area.
According The Nation in its earlier report, over 100 farmlands worth N100 million have been affected as a result of over flooding in the area