Rainstorm destroys 600 houses in Yobe

Over 600 houses were destroyed yesterday by rainstorm during a heavy downpour in three towns in Fune and Nengere LGAs of Yobe state.

The rainstorm started Monday night around 9:30pm and lasted over three hours, rendering more than 600 families homeless in Ngelzarma and Jajere towns in Fune LGA and affecting over 18 families in Nengere.

Most of the affected house owners in Ngelzarma have taken refuge in a primary school while some are squatting with relations.

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