‘We will be updating the states on what’s going to happen in the course of the year.
“We did a press release few months ago, the Minister of Water Resources interfaces with the governor’s to alert them.
”Last year, the minister sent a letter to all the state governors in Nigeria and informed them in details of what to expect, yet not too many states are doing something about it.’’
According to him, the states don’t seem to be perturbed.
“It could be avoided or eliminated, the tempo of political activities they exhibited during the elections should be replicated in tackling this disturbing issue of flooding in the states.
“LGA councillors, should be able to domesticate this information in their own locations but this doesn’t happen.
“I recalled that in 2016 and 2017, I engaged some state agencies one on one and we were told not to tell them what will happen unless we have relief materials,’’ he said. (NAN)