Second Tremor Hits Kaduna Barely 24 hours After

Residents of Sambang Dagi in Jaba Local Government of Kaduna State witnessed another earth tremor in the early hours of Monday.

Kaduna state on the Nigerian map

The incident occurred barely 24-hours after the first tremor was reported at Nok village about 20km away from Sambang.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the second vibration occurred around 4a.m Monday, leaving shocked residents scampering for safety.
It was not immediately clear whether there were casualties.

Earlier, the Kaduna State government had in a press statement, urged residents of the affected communities to remain calm.

The government on Sunday appealed for calm, and sympathised with the residents of kwoi in Jaba Local Government Area, following the first tremor.

The government said in a statement signed by Samuel Aruwan, Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Governor Nasir El-Rufai, that it had made a formal report to the appropriate authorities to investigate the development.

The statement said Mr. El-Rufai, had notified the geological and emergency agencies of the incident.

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