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In Kaduna Residents flee Kwoi over fear of earth tremor

Residents in Kwoi area of Kaduna have started fleeing the area following the earth tremor that occurred on Sunday and Monday.

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Some residents have fled Kwoi despite pleas by Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, following the earth tremor that rocked the area on Sunday, September 11, 2016 and Monday, September 12, 2016.

A recent report by Punch Newspapers indicated that some residents of Kwoi were spotted fleeing the area with their properties.

It was further reported that the fleeing residents opted for the evacuation after a re-occurrence of another tremor on Monday barely 24 hours after the tremor on Sunday.

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Meanwhile, the state governor and Senator Danjuma Laah representing Kaduna South Senatorial district have called for calm amidst the tension saying residents should avoid panic.

On Sunday, an earth tremor occurred at about 1p.m, shaking the community and creating panic among the people in Kwoi, situated in Jaba LGA, 240 kilometres south of Kaduna metropolis.

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