FG urges 13 states to evacuate people as Cameroon’s Lagdo Dam releases water

The Federal Government has advised 13 states to evacuate people to mitigate the flooding impact of heavy rains and released water from Cameroon’s Lagdo Dam.

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation Dr Betta Edu, gave the advice while issuing flood warning alert during a meeting of Presidential Committee on coordination and implementation in Abuja.

Edu said, the call became necessary following an alert by the Cameroonian authorities that water has been released from the Lagdo Dam.