Concise News understands that Air Commodore Akube Iyawu, Director Search and Rescue of NEMA, led an intervention team to Yola Monday.
Iyawu, at the Hamman Bata and Haman Bachama palaces in Demsa and Numan, said they were in the areas to assess the level of damage done to lives and property in the affected areas.
“We are in the state following the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari to come and assess the level of destruction to facilitate quick intervention,” he said.
“President Muhammafu Buhari has directed us to also convey his sympathy and to bring succor to the affected communities.”
He said that the affected persons should expect intervention from the Federal Government through NEMA within the shortest possible time.