Heavy rainfall washed away farm and animal produce worth N500m in Jigawa
Farm produce and animals, worth N500 million, was destroyed by a heavy rainfall in Gumel Local Government Area of Jigawa State at the weekend.
Villages affected by the disaster include Garin Gambo, Gwari, Garin Galadima, Baikarya, Zuge and Garin and Baki towns.
Among the victims farmers who spoke to news men includes APC Galagamma ward chairman Mallam Sadi Haruna said cluster farmers were affected by the disaster.
Another farmer Musa Dan Dailu from Garin Gambo said some animals were killed as a result of the heavy dawn pour.
He called on government to send a team of experts to assess the damages caused by the disaster.