Nigeria Needs Flood Disaster Emergency Urgently, Says Obi
……Says Destruction Devastating
The Labour Party Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, has said that the country ought to have declared flood disaster emergency in some areas of the country.
Obi who paused his National Presidential Campaign to enable him empathize with the victims of the flood disaster in some states of the federation has visited Benue, Bayelsa and Anambra states and said the Federal Government ought to have declared national emergency on the natural disaster.
According to the Labour Party Presidential flag bearer, the damage is much, the havoc is enormous and beyond states and individuals. “The infrastructural damage is extensive”
In all the ravaged areas he visited in Anambra and Bayelsa states, including Ogbaru in Anambra State, Obi was received by excited crowd of leaders and their people who led him first hand to witness the extensive damage to roads, markets, health and school infrastructure.
In Bayelsa State, Governor Duoye Diri explained to Obi the extent of the damage and the extreme hardship the people are going through as a result. Obi commended the governor for his proactive handling of the situation.
It would be recalled that while in Benue State last week on similar sympathy visit, Obi rode in a paddled Canoe to meet the people at their IDP camps and they, out of excitement, crowned him ‘President of the People.’
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