Friday, 7 October 2016

Nigeria at risk of devastating earthquake – NASRDA warns

National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has warned that the recent occurrence of earth tremors in some communities and towns were signs that Nigeria is prone to bigger and higher magnitude earthquake.
Kaduna has been the worst hit state in recent times.
Earlier in July and August this year,
Rivers and Bayelsa communities also witnessed tremor incidents.
NASRDA’s Director General Prof Seidu Mohammed, who disclosed this at a Public Presentation of remote and immediate causes of the tremor in some Kaduna communities, in Abuja on Thursday, said it was no longer true that high magnitude earthquake could not occur in Nigeria.