Admin l Saturday, October 22, 2022
OGBARU, Anambra – Presidential candidate of Labour Party, LP, Mr. Peter Obi has continued his visitation of communities ravaged by flood in Nigeria. The unprecedented flooding has led to over 600 deaths, with over 2 million people displaced from the ancestral lands.
Road infrastructures and schools have been damage in addition to farm lands and livestock. Today, Peter Obi, the only Presidential candidate on the mission, who has suspended his campaign to see the communities affected by the flood and see what he can do to assist visited Anambra East and West with Stakeholders like Dr.Tony Nwoye and Chief Peter McPee Aniekwe.
He reported that houses were totally submerged to the roof level. He is wondering why President Muhammadu Buhari has not declared national emergency on flood with intervention modalities.
He was also in Ogbaru and the Displaced persons campat Atani camp where he saw first hand, the extensive damage to roads, markets, health & school infrastructure
“In continuation of my visits to areas affected by flood, I visited parts of Anambra East and West with stakeholders; Dr Tony Nwoye, and Chief Peter “McPee” Aniekwe. Houses were submerged to the roof levels.
I’m still wondering why the FGN have not formally declared a flood emergency and intervention modalities”. -PO
Recall that Peter Obi has also visited communities ravaged by the flood in Benue and Bayelsa State, where he made donations.
“I promised that my needs assessment visit will help in determining recommendations to Federal and donor agencies on priority recovery projects” -PO