Sequel to the memo on possible release of water from Lagdo dam Cameroon Republic informing Nigerian government to be on alert, a team of officers from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Yola Operations Office has conducted an assessment tour to the Bakin Kogi river in Jimeta to monitor the water level
NEMA said, the tour which was led by Mr Ladan Ayuba along with representatives from Adamawa state Emergency Management Agency and the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency was done to monitor and assess the water level in preparation for potential flooding in Adamawa State.
The Finding of the assessment, according to NEMA, reveals that the water level was at 8.0 meters as at 10.00 am on 30th August 2023.
The team there after proceeded to the Marine Unit of Nigeria Police Force to inform them of the situation on ground and also seek for collaboration and support in responding to flood emergency within the State.
The Unit Commander of the Marine appreciated the team and assured the team of all necessary support that would be required to facilitate smooth response to any flood emergency that may arise.
The Unit Commander took the team round to inspect the Police Marine boats and other equipment.