Kaduna records earthquakelike again As El-Rufai sues for calm
//Earth tremor, Kaduna, Northwest Nigeria//
Few months after earth tremor (hearthquakelike) displaced hundreds of household in Ikara town, Ikara LGA of Kaduna State, the seemingly natural disaster came calling again, this time at Kwoi, Jaba LGA of the state.
Gobroadsheet reports that, the strange vibration of the earth accompanied with deafening sounds, were experienced in Kwoi town for about 14 hours, locals said.
As a rest, the State Government has died for calm while launched fresh investigation into the development saying, a formal report had been sent to the appropriate authorities to investigate the development, report precisely on the event and issue appropriate guidance.
A statement signed by Special Assistant to the Governor (Media and Publicity), Samuel Aruwan, quoted Governor Nasir El-Rufai, as confirmed that the geological and emergency agencies have been notified.
“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.
“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.”