Over 500 dead bodies were washed up from their graves in
Jajeri Moslem Cemetery in Maiduguri and Jere Council Area Borno
state capital following a heavy downpour that started from Wednesday
evening till the early hours of Thursday. A 10-year-old, who was buried
two days ago, was also washed up.
Also, over 10,000 residents, were sacked while property worth millions of naira were destroyed.
The rainfall was said to be the heaviest in the state since the commencement of the rainy season.
Dailypost newspaper reported that areas
which were affected are: Bullumkutu, Ajillari, Jajeri, London Ciki,
Polo, Bolori, Ummarari, Maduganari, Gomari Airport, Gwange and Mary
wards of the metropolis. Most of the residents in these areas had to
stay indoors. Others were seen evacuating their property and laying the
items under the sun and on trees to dry.