The federal government has warned that some Northern states in the country may experience a brief spell of drought between June and July 2021 as the weather may change.

Minister of aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this while speaking in Abuja at the 2021 Seasonal Climate Prediction (SCP).

He gave the states as:


2. Sokoto

3. Zamfara

3. Katsina

4. Yobe


The aviation Minister warned that the climate change may bring big damage to farming and other ventures, and also cause famine, and tasked the states to adhere to the forecast by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) in order to prevent bad consequences climate change may bring.

Advising farmers, Siriki told them to embark on “soil-moisture conservation techniques” to reduce chances of crop failure during the period.

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