Buhari orders NEMA declare flooding ‘national disaster’

President Muhammadu Buhari has delegated authority to the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Mustapha Maihaja, to declare a “national disaster’’ in the event that anticipated flooding turns a reality in parts of the country. The President’s directive follows a warning by the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency that Rivers Benue and Niger …

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