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Federal Government Of Nigeria Finally Opens Up On Earth Tremor In Abuja

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The Nigeria Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) has finally opened up that there was a minor earth tremor in the Bwari Area of the Federal Capital Territory.

Naija News recalls that the agency had on Saturday, dismissed media reports from an unidentified Professor from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun, that there was earth tremor in Abaji and Gwagwalada areas of the FCT.

According to the Deputy Director in the agency and head of Geophysics Department, Mr Imam Kaka who confirmed the minor earth tremor on Monday in Abuja, the officials were able to control the situation as they told residents of the area that it was usual to feel a small tremor.

Kaka said:

We found out that there was a little tremor recorded by our equipment dated January 12, 2020 and it occurred around 5.20 p.m.“On that basis, we mobilized and went to the locality in Bwari Area Council of the FCT.  “Certainly, the people in the area were agitated, but the tremor was mild, it did not affect their structures, we were able to look at the geology of the structure.  “We will look at the geology of the structure with other geologists to see what really happened geologically,”

However, Kaka said the agency’s equipment did not record any such occurrence.




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