Kaduna State Government has warned of an imminent flood in five local government areas of the state. Malam Abdullahi Rigasa, the General Manager, Kaduna Environmental Protection Authority (KEPA), made this known at a news conference on 2018 flood outlook projection on Tuesday in Kaduna. The affected council includes Igabi, Kaduna North, Kaduna South, Soba and Kaura local government areas. He urged residents of the five flood-prone areas to be at alert and to take proactive measures such as clearing water channels and avoid activities that could block the free flow of water. Rigasa said the mandate of KEPA was to prevent the occurrence of flood and ensure that residents were well prepared for any imminent floods.