Kogi raises alarm over water releases from Kainji dam

Kainji Dam
Kainji Dam

The Kogi State Government said it received alert on gradual releases of water from the Kainji dam with effect from Monday.

The Public Relations Officer, State’s Ministry of Water Resources, Musa Usman made this known in a statement in Lokoja on Monday.

He said that water releases from the dam may lead to flooding in communities located on the lower part of River Niger.

Usman, therefore, urged people living in the communities to relocate immediately to avoid disaster similar to that of 2012.

According to him, with this development, flooding is very likely in some communities along rivers Niger and Benue and their tributaries.

The ministry spokesman said that the water level in both rivers was close to the 9.9 centimetres, which led to the 2012 flooding.


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