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Governor Kefas Visits Takum As Storm Destroys Over 100 Houses

ByAbubakar Hamza

Apr 4, 2024 #Taraba

Governor Agbu Kefas of Taraba State has reassured residents of Takum that the government would find ways to support efforts to rebuild homes destroyed by storm that occurred on Tuesday evening.

A statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Digital Communications said Kefas gave the assurance on Wednesday during his visit to the area.

It was recalled that a heavy downpour had destroyed several houses on Tuesday, rendering many residents homeless.

The statement further read that in a swift response, Dr. Kefas first dispatched a team of state officials to visit Takum and assess the damage.

He maitained that they were mandated to take stock of all the damages proffer the best ways to handle the immediate situation and provide ways to stop any future occurrences.

Later in the day, Governor Kefas visited Takum to get a first-hand report of the damages.

While going around some of the affected areas of the city, the governor made many stops to sympathize with victims and offer words of encouragement.

Furthermore, meeting with community leaders and residents, the governor assured them of the government’s readiness to support efforts at rebuilding their damaged homes.

Some residents of Takum, who had filed out on the streets to welcome the governor, expressed their appreciation for the prompt action.

They further commended the efforts of the administration, stressing their preparedness to partner with Dr. Kefas in the rebuilding activities. The statement concluded on this note.

Sani Sulaiman.