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ABUJA—A member of the
Federal House of
Representatives, Chriscato
Ameke Ikechukwu, yesterday
cried out that his
constituency in Anambra
East and West had been
submerged in flood.
Anambra East and West
Federal Constituency of
Anambra State appears to
be the worst hit by the flood
emanating from water
released from one of the
dams in Cameroon,
torrential rainfall and other
sources of water in Nigeria.
No fewer than one thousand
people have been rendered
homeless and are taking
refuge in neighbouring
communities, making life
unbearable for them, while
property worth more than
N1 billion were reportedly
destroyed in the catastrophe.
Relating this in an interview
with journalists in Abuja
yesterday, the member
representing Anambra East/
West Federal Constituency in
the House of
Representatives, Chriscato
Ikechukwu , demonstrated
with video footage how
several communities within
the area were totally
submerged in the flood
which started on September
1, 2012.
The House of Representative
member expressed concern
that apart from being
rendered homeless and
reduced to mere refugees in
their fatherland, hunger and
starvation had become the
lots of the people of his

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