Bauchi State governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed on Saturday said President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the sum of N800 million for flood control in Jama’are Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
The governor made the revelation while inspecting the extent of damages caused by over-flooding in the local government area.
He said the fund was released under the Ecological Project of the federal government.
Mohammed had requested that the federal government look into the possibility of providing a dam in Jama’are under its water resources strategy to avert recurrences of over-flooding in the area.
It was gathered that over 100 farmlands worth N100 million have been affected as a result of over flooding in the area.
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