By Bala Ajiya
DAMATURU- Over 30 villages has been submerged by flood in Bade local government of yobe State and farm lands washed away before the harvest period .
This is as a result of Fika Challawa Dam in Kano that got over flow and the dam water is open for easy passage to Hadeja dam .
Gashua is prone to flood which is perenial . Almost all the raining season that use to last for 4 months , villages around Bade local government use to observed flood .
But this year raining season have almost gone with little flooding without much damage to houses and farm land .
When the residents thought they are done with this year flooding , they woke up last week to see houses and farm land washed away by flood from the over flown river yobe .
The villages affected by the flood include , Kurkse , Yau , Dachia , Kazir , Karage , paya , Dawayo , Usur , Bululu , Tungar , Baure , Dagona , Bida , Bizi , Dala , Sugum etc .
Following the assessment conducted by SEMA across 30 communities in Bade local government , the state government swung into action by providing sacks and sand and creation of embarkment .
Affected house hold were been provided with flood items . The governor of yobe state , His Excellency , Hon . Mai Mala Buni has approved and direct immediate support to over 3500 victims of the flood .