June 21, 2021
Climate change: ‘Kano well prepared’ commissioner, Alhaji Mukhtari Ishaq Yakasai

Climate change: ‘Kano well prepared’

By Salihi Abubakar Bello

Kano State Government, through its Emergency and Management Agency (SEMA), has been well prepared for any future climate eventuality which has been predicted in the 2021 forecast.

The state Commissioner for Special Duties, Alhaji Muntari Ishaq Yakasai made the disclosure in the state.

He made this known during the stakeholders meeting on Disaster Management for the 2021 Climate, Weather and Environmental Preparedness organised by SEMA and held yesterday in the state capital.

According to him, last year they gathered at the same venue and inaugurated the committee of disaster management stakeholders and technical working committees.

He said the essence of these committees was to ensure proper and adequate preparation towards averting disaster in the state.

Alhaji Yakasai enjoined members of the committees to contribute positively with a view to coming up with an action plan for the 2021 season of disaster management.

He described the meeting as an avenue to consolidate on the achievements so far recorded in disaster management in the state.

Meanwhile, the Executive Secretary of the agency, Comrade (Dr.) Saleh A. Jili, described the meeting as crucial as rainy season approaches.

Jili said that all and sundry are aware that the season comes along with negative and positive impact on the ecosystem which influences human habitants.

Alhaji Jili noted that it became paramount for them, as disaster management experts, to come together and examine the situation.

Comrade Jili also stated that for an effective and efficient disaster management, all hands must be on deck towards achieving the set target.

He added that through the medium, a lot of preventive and intervention measures were rolled out, reiterating that much has been achieved through collective efforts.

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