First rain renders 100 homeless in Kwara border community

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Kosubosu (Kwara)- fewer than 100 residents of Kosubosu , a border community in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara, were rendered homeless on Friday night as a result of a rainstorm.

The rain, the first in the year, affected more than 25 buildings.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports a similar disaster occurred in the community in 2014, hundreds of residents, including a 95 year-old woman , affected.

The Relations Officer of the local government council, Mallam Jubril Masene, whose house was also affected, described the incident as devastating.

Masene appealed to government at all levels and well-meaning individuals to come to the aid of the affected residents to alleviating hardship. (NAN)