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We Will Deploy More Resources To Ease Your Sufferings, VP Osinbajo Assures Communities Ravaged By Floods In Anambra, Delta, Niger

Having declared the recent flooding of communities in parts of the country as a national disaster, the Federal Government will deploy more resources to mitigate sufferings of people in the affected areas, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

While commending the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA and the state emergency management authorities for its quick responses, Prof Osinbajo also said the Federal Government would work together with the state and local governments to ensure that people in the affected communities are resettled so that they can get back to normal lives.

The Vice President gave this assurance during his visits to Anambra and Delta states on Thursday to inspect communities in the states that were affected by the severe flooding that has ravaged several states in the country. He assured the people affected in the states he visited that the Buhari administration will do everything possible to bring relief and restoration to all who have suffered on account of this flood disaster.

Prof. Osinbajo visits to the affected states is on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari, and it comes a day after he also visited Zungeru Primary School in Niger State, where persons displaced by the flooding resulting from the construction of the dam were being camped.

The Vice President also directed NEMA to immediately supply materials needed for the building of the permanent resettlement site for the communities affected by the construction of the 700MW Zungeru Hydro Power Project in the State. On the directive of President Buhari, the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA) had on Monday declared flooding a national disaster in four states – Kogi, Niger, Delta and Anambra

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