Abuja Residents Cry Out As Hills Emit Smoke (Full Details)
Just weeks after the residents of Maitama and Mpape experienced earth tremor, Mpape residents are in panic again as the cliff of hills in the area has been emitting smoke, showing threat of a volcanic-eruption.
Residents of the area have sent a distress call to the Federal Government but they have been informed to remain calm as the incident is been investigated.
According to Daily Trust, some government delegates which include the Minister of Solid minerals, Abubakar Bawa Bwari and the Director General of the Nigeria Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) Alex Ndubuisi Nwegbu visited the area on October 2 2018.
DG of NGSA, Ndubuisi Nwegbu urged the residents to remain calm, he said: “this is not the kind of environment where you see volcanic eruption.”
The Minister of Solid minerals however mentioned that samples have been taken from the area and it will be analyzed properly to ascertain what happened.