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Heavy rainfall destroys farmlands, produces in Jigawa villages


Heavy rainfall on Sunday destroyed farmlands and produces in six villages in Gumel Local Government Area of Jigawa state.


The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the rainfall destroyed over 200 farmlands and produces worth over N500 million.


The Information Officer of the council, Malam Sulaiman Usman, told NAN on Monday that produces destroyed included millet, guinea corn, beans, watermelon and sesame.

He listed the villages hit by the downpour as Garin Gambo, Gwari, Garin Galadima, Baikarya, Zuge and Garin Baki.

He said that beneficiary of the state government’s cluster farming scheme in the areas were also affected by the disaster.

According to him, the affected farmers have asked for the quick intervention of the council and the state government to cushion the effect of the disaster.
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