Posted by: APO | 11 October 2018

Nigeria floods: Guterres ‘deeply saddened’ by loss of life and rising need

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday he is “deeply saddened”, as the Government of Nigeria announced that some 200 people have died, and a further 1,310 injured, due to flooding across a dozen states. Overall, around two million have been affected. Nigeria’s two main rivers, the Niger and the Benue, burst their banks after heavy rains began in August, and the… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/nigeria-floods-guterres-deeply-saddened-by-loss-of-life-and-rising-need?lang=en


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