Abdullahi Maje, the Chairman of Suleja Local Government Area(LGA), in Niger State, has confirmed that 3 bodies have been found dead and about 10 People declared missing due to the flood incident in the area.
The LGA chairman said that the flood which started around 12 midnight affected more than 100 houses and that missing people were still being searched for.
An Official of the National Emergency Management Agency, Egrigba Michael said an emergency call was put through to them from a zonal coordinator, Mohammed Idris about the incident and they immediately moved to Suleja.
Egrigba Michael narrating the rescue proceeding said there was a family of eight, where only one person was found dead and the other seven are still missing.
He also said the agency was able to rescue a victim and took him to Suleja General Hospital.