2 This, it said, was the panacea to blockages and flooding.
4 He observed that blocked channels had resulted in the water-logging or flooding of some roads in the territory in recent times.
5 “One of the major causes of potholes and puddles on our roads is avoidable water logging, ‘’ he said.
6 Muhammad added that the Fire Service, one of emergencies first responders had the responsibility to rescue flood victims in conjunction with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other sister agencies.
8 He noted that floods could also damage vehicles and lead to avoidable accidents and advised road users to avoid flooded or water-logged areas.
9 Muhammad said rather than engaging in flood rescues, it was imperative to proactively sensitise residents on preventive flood measures.
10 NewsSourceCredit: NAN