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Floods cause $6.68 billion in economic damage

Posted On: Feb. 21, 2023 9:52 AM CST

Suleiman Adamu, Nigerian minister of water resources, said that the 2022 floods that wreaked havoc across the country caused $6.68 billion worth of economic damage, Blueprint Newspapers reported. Mr. Adamu said that last year's flood remains the worst recorded flooding event in Nigeria in terms of its impact.