Windstorm destroys 100 houses in Jigawa, injures children
Properties worth millions of naira and over one hundred houses have been destroyed by a heavy windstorm in Kiyawa town of Kiyawa Local Government in Jigawa State.
According to Dailypost, the incident happened on Friday at about 5:30 at Mandela, Zakirai Yamma, Kofar Gabas and Tsallakawa Quarters of Jigawa town.
A resident of the area, Malam Sale, explained that the incident has rendered over 100 families homeless and properties worth millions of Naira were destroyed, including furniture, foodstuffs, clothing, among others, adding that many people, including children, were seriously injured by the windstorm.
Sale appealed to the state governments and state emergency Agency to come to their rescue as most of the victims have already fled to other palaces in search for shelter.