Residents of suleja we’re thrown into mourning after a pregnant woman and her four children were washed away by flood, other 5 members of the community have similarly died in the flood
Malam Abdullahi Maje, said the remains of the deceased were taken to the Suleja General Hospital morgue after a search mission.
The Suleja Zonal Coordinator of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Umar Abdullahi, said three children and their sibling lost their lives when the flood forced its way into their compound around Living Faith Church area in Madalla, a neighboring town.
Many houses, vehicles, and other valuables were submerged in the flood, even as some people were declared missing.
The grieving husband of the pregnant woman, Iboma ThankGod Ibedike, told Daily trust, that the fence collapsed after which the house also went down. “I went outside to ascertain the level of the water from outside the compound when another wall attached to the building also collapsed, that was when the flood took away my family members,” he said.