Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed six persons killed and 600 houses destroyed by windstorm in four local government areas of the state.
He listed the affected areas to include Gwale, Rimin Gado, Gwarzo and Kibiya LGAs.
According to him, the displaced are taking shelter with their relatives in the affected communities.
Jili revealed that one person was electrocuted in Ja’in area while five others died in collapsed building in Gwale LGA.
“We have visited Kibiya and Rimingado and distributed relief materials to the victims as an interim measure to alleviate their sufferings.
“The items distributed included food items, bags of cement, roofing sheets, mats, blankets and clothing materials,” he said.
Jili, however, warned coomunities in flood prone areas to desist from dumping of refuse in water ways to avert flooding. (NAN)