Earth tremor: Kaduna Government sympathizes with residents, appeals for calm
Written by Morenike Adebayo on September 12, 2016
The Kaduna State Government has expressed sympathy with the residents of Kwoi in Jaba Local Government Area, and has also called for calm following the report of earth tremor in the area. The government said in a statement signed by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan that it has made a formal report to the appropriate authorities to investigate the development. The statement says Governor Nasir El-Rufai, has notified the geological and emergency agencies of the incident and has directed the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to mobilize to the area and comfort the citizens and to assuage their unease as they come to terms with an unusual event. The incident, which occurred at about 1p.m on Sunday, shook the community and created panic among the people.