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Torrential rain pour that has caused flash floods have killed 372 Nigerians in 33 states and the Federal Capital Territory. This happened within the last eight months.

Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency, Mustapha Habib Ahmed, said this yesterday in Abuja during the commissioning and induction of new operational vehicles and specialized equipment for NEMA.

The NEMA DG yesterday said: “In the last eight months, floods in Nigeria; mostly flash floods, have inundated 33 out of 36 states and FCT, affected over 508,000 persons, leading to about 372 deaths, 277 injured persons, destruction of about 37,633 houses, loss of huge numbers of livestock and several farmlands have been submerged.”