NiMet Presents Seasonal Climate Prediction (SCP), Predicts Early Rains In Borno, Abia, Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) on Tuesday, 20th February, 2024, presented the 2024 Seasonal Climate Prediction (SCP) in Abuja. The forecasts released indicate that rains will be delayed in some parts of the country. According to NiMet, the states of Borno, Abia and Akwa Ibom would witness early onset. The 2024 Seasonal Climate Prediction which was unveiled by the Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Mr Festus Keyamo, SAN, was themed: ‘Facilitating a Weather Resilient Economy Through Early Warnings for all to Foster Renewed Hope and Sustainable Development’. An early end of the rainy season is predicted for parts of Yobe, Jigawa, Sokoto, Kebbi, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Nasarawa, Taraba, Home, Bauchi, Cross River Ebony, Ogun and Lagos states. A late cessation is predicted over the southern states of Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Ondo, Ekiti and some parts of Delta, Ogun, Oyo, Kogi, Kwara, FCT, Niger and Kaduna. The Director General and Chief Executive Officer of NiMet, Prof Charles Anosike said that the agency has consistently demonstrated unwavering commitment to excellence by delivering its annual Seasonal Climate Prediction (SCP) early in the year “This tradition highlights the vital role accurate weather prediction plays in our collective well-being as a nation,” he said. For more on NiMet’s Seasonal Climate Prediction, visit

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