Obi Urges Urgent Attention To Affected States

Peter Obi

Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi  said that  the country ought to have declared a flood disaster emergency in some areas of the country.

According to a statement from the Obi-Datti Media office, the Labour Party presidential flag bearer, said the “damage is much, the havoc is enormous and beyond states and individuals. The infrastructural damage is extensive.” He lamented the extent of damage caused by the natural disaster, saying it requires an urgent national emergency effort.

Obi, who paused his presidential campaign to enable him to empathize with the victims of the flood disaster has visited Benue, Bayelsa, and Anambra States.

In all the ravaged areas he visited, Obi was received by community leaders and their people who led him firsthand through 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.



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