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Hurricane Harvey: No Nigerian Died – NIDO

Hurricane Harvey: No Nigerian Died – NIDO
  • PublishedSeptember 3, 2017

The Nigerian in Diaspora Organization (NIDO) Americas, has disclosed that no Nigerian has died in the natural disaster that has claimed almost 50 lives so far, destroyed properties and displaced many.

An official of NIDO, Dr Akin Awofolaju, told the media that having reached out to Nigerians in that area “So far, we don’t have any Nigerian who has lost his or her life in the hurricane. We’ve reached out to them and they are safe.

“We’ve spoken and have been speaking with Nigerians there; we have been reaching out to them and so far, no death has been recorded among Nigerians.

“Many people listened and heeded the warnings; those who defied the warnings are most affected.

“But one good thing about the U.S. is that insurance will cover most of the damages.”

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