Governor Badaru Abubakar has said that experts on flood control from the Netherlands, are in the state to find a lasting solution to the problem of flooding in the State.
The Governor spoke in Dutse, when he hosted flood control experts from the Netherlands.
According to him, Netherlands is a country that is known for its long history of over 300 years of flood control.
He further stressed that Jigawa State needs a solution that is cost-effective, in terms of flood control, so as to put a stop to the yearly loss of lives and property.
He said the flood will be controlled and the water will be stored to be used for irrigation during the dry season.
The Governor said a committee has already been established to handle the current problem, adding that the state will work hand in hand with the foreign experts, to find a lasting solution to the problem.