Jonathan says four farmers commit suicide over flood disaster

Jonathan says four farmers commit suicide
over flood disaster
Four farmers in Kogi State have
committed suicide as a result of the losses
they incurred due to flood.
President Goodluck Jonathan who disclosed this
on Sunday in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital
while undertaking a tour of the areas affected
by flood encouraged the Internally Displaced
People, IDPs, in Bayelsa State not to give up
hope, assuring that the Federal Government was
committed to rehabilitating them.
President Jonathan said, “In Kogi State, four
farmers committed suicide because they
borrowed money from the bank to buy seeds
and flood came and destroyed it. So because
they were scared they committed suicide. I was
also in a place in Kogi, where a storey building
was under water.
“People that are not in IDPs are the people
always struggling for relief materials. This flood
is all over the world, Asia, Europe, I know that
Nigeria flooding is bad. And when we have such
disaster food is not the problem, do not make
food your priority.
“If you eat once, thank God, I know that none of
you would die of hunger here. Before the
middle of November, the water would have

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