Abuja residents Narrate Earth Tremor Experience; FG issues red alert



An Abuja earth tremor has been reported by residents who say it shook part of the Mpape and Maitama Districts of the FCT, Abuja.

But the Federal Government, through the Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has called for calm.
 
FG has urged residents to take precautions, following the earth tremor, which occurred in some parts of the city on Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

The tremor occurred in Mpape and Maitama Districts of the FCT, Abuja. The incident occurred at about 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday night and 6:00 a.m. on Thursday morning. A resident of Mpape, who declined to be named, told Daily Sun, last night, that the tremor led to stampede in the area and that she had to take cover under her table while the vibration lasted.

FEMA, in statement, said the tremor maybe a sign of seismic movement within the earth and said:

“it could also be caused by a sudden break along lines which result in sudden release of energy that makes the ground to shake.

The statement was signed by FEMA Director General of, Mr. Abbas Idriss. Read below:

 
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