President Buhari gives Water Minister 90 days to produce flood prevention plan
President Muhammadu Buhari has given the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, 90 days to develop a comprehensive plan of action for the prevention of flood disaster in Nigeria.
Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu said Buhari gave the directive in a letter signed by his Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari.
Buhari ordered the minister to coordinate with the ministries of environment and transportation as well as state governments to develop the plan.
It was also disclosed that Buhari is “regularly receiving updates on the flooding situation in the country and restates his commitment towards addressing the challenges caused by the disaster in the country”.