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OMGGG!!! Landslide Brings 60 Houses Down In Cross River (Photo)



No less than 60 houses and authentic destinations

have been crushed via landslide at

Anderson along Marina road in Calabar,

Cross River State.

Additionally undermined, DAILY POST examinations

uncovered, are the Palace of the Obong of

Calabar, Edgerley Memorial elementary School

what’s more, Primary Health Center among others.

Cross River State is additionally at the danger of losing

some authentic destinations, for example, the European

Burial ground.

Talking at the disintegration destinations, the town head

of Esuk Effiom, Anderson Akoi, Dr Effiom Ewa

Ekeng Magnus Henshaw clarified that the

territory began encountering disintegration challenges

more than 30 years back.

He stated, “Yet for the intercession of the

national government in a few sections of the locales

which relieved the effect of the

avalanche, the development of the earth would

have been crushing.

“Right now, the ravine site is growing at

a quick rate”. Henshaw clarified that

throughout the years, the network had attempted

inside the point of confinement of accessible assets however the

rate at which the ravine is growing with new

destinations made at a short notice put the

occupants at a genuine hazard.

“The greater part of the influenced occupants are presently

moving and I am engaging for pressing

consideration by applicable government organizations to

prevent debacles,” he said

Youth pioneers of the zone, Prince Andem Ewa

Ekeng and Mr Ewa Bassey said independently

that the young people in the zone have attempted all

their most ideal to control the disintegration.

He expressed “that the gorge does not heighten

be that as it may, their endeavors demonstrated unsuccessful” and called

on government to consider taking a gander at the

territory with a view to controlling it.

Head Teacher of Edgerley Memorial Primary

School, Mrs Charity Okon Tom and the officer

responsible for the Primary Health Center, Mrs

Orok Ita grumbled about the threat presented

by the chasm locales on the understudies and nursing

moms particularly at the night, and bid

for crisis ventures to be taken.

Others, who talked, clarified that the impact

of the disintegration destinations has prompted the demolition

of their property while numerous other building

are at genuine dangers.

Our reporter accumulated that few days of

substantial deluge compounded the avalanche

which has seen houses being evacuated in the


At the point when DAILY POST reached the Director-

General, State Emergency Management

Organization (SEMA), Mr John Inaku, on telephone on

Tuesday, he affirmed the avalanche, saying

that the organization has kept in touch with National

Crisis Management Agency (NEMA) and

Service of Environment and has attempted to

contact different organizations that are


“We have been educated about the avalanches

what’s more, we have kept in touch with NEMA, written to

Service of condition and we are pausing

for their reactions with a view to discover

what to do,” he expressed.

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