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Photos: NEMA visits areas affected by earthquake in Kaduna

Photos: NEMA visits areas affected by earthquake in Kaduna

Officials of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday visited the communities affected by a slight earthquake in Jaba Local Government Area in Southern Kaduna earlier this week.

Kwoi was hit around 10:30am on Sunday, September 11th while residents of Sambang Daji village witnessed the earth tremor on Monday September 12th.

Photos: NEMA visits areas affected by earthquake in Kaduna

Photos: NEMA visits areas affected by earthquake in Kaduna

Photos: NEMA visits areas affected by earthquake in Kaduna

NEMA North West Zonal Coordinator, Alhaji Musa Ilallah who led an assessment team comprising of the agency’s staff and that of Nigeria Geological Survey Agency to the scenes of the incident, stated:

“We observed that there was no physical crack on the rock surface, the road or any earth surface but a number of buildings particularly mud houses were shattered by cracks as a result of the tremor”.

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