Panic In Kaduna As Another Earth Tremor Occurs

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Panic In Kaduna As Another Earth Tremor Occurs

There were indications of palpable panic and consternation among residents of Sambang Dagi in Jaba Local Government of Kaduna State after another earth tremor rocked the area in the early hours of Monday.

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The earth movement, which occurred barely 24-hours after a tremor was reported at Nok village about 20km away from Sambang, left residents fearful when they suddenly felt the tremor around 4 a.m.

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Details of damages or any loss of lives remains sketchy as at the time of filing this report.

It would be recalled yesterday, “The governor sympathises with the people in the Kwoi area over the reported earth tremor.

“He has directed the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to mobilise to the area and comfort the citizens.

“The National Geological Agency has also been notified, and has been invited to investigate the tremor in the Kwoi area and provide appropriate guidance.

“The Kaduna State Government is receiving updates from the area and relevant government agencies have been directed to take steps to comfort the residents and to assuage their unease as they come to terms with an unusual event.

“The Kaduna State Government wishes to appeal for calm, and urges everyone not to spread unverified information, or create panic, “ a statement issued on behalf of Governor Nasir El-Rufai, by Samuel Aruwan, Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity, read.



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