Panic as Kaduna is hit by earth tremour

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A report says Kwoi, the headquarters of Jaba
local government area of Kaduna state, was
Sunday, September 11, 2016, hit by a series of
earth tremour which caused panic and
confusion.
Kwoi is located in the southern part of Kaduna
region of the state.
The government confirmed that a part of the
state was hit by earth tremour
Confirming the incident in a statement signed
by Samuel Aruwan, the spokesperson to
Governor Nasir el-Rufai, and obtained by
NAIJ.com, the state government appealed for
calm.
The government said it has made a formal
report to the appropriate authorities to
investigate the development, report precisely
on the event and issue appropriate guidance.
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The statement said that the governor, Malam
Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, has confirmed that the
geological and emergency agencies have been
notified.
The statement said: “The governor
sympathises with the people in the Kwoi area
over the reported earth tremors.
“He has directed the state Emergency
Management Agency (SEMA) to mobilise to the
area and comfort our citizens.
“The national geological agency has also been
notified, and has been invited to investigate the
tremors in the Kwoi area and provide
appropriate guidance.
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“The Kaduna state government is receiving
updates from the area. Relevant government
agencies have been directed to take steps to
comfort the residents of Kwoi area 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.”

KARANTA WADANNAN;
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