Flood : Soludo Distributes Food Items To People Affected In Awka North Council Area
Written by City Radio on October 19, 2022
As part of efforts aimed at cushioning the effect of deluge ravaging some parts of Anambra State, Governor Chukwuma Soludo has sent food items to the affected persons in Awka North local government area.
The relief materials were delivered through the local government Transition committee chairman, Mr Emmanuel Ucheze.
Awka North Local Government Area has three holding centers located at Agueke Primary School Ugbenu housing over one hundred and fifty displaced persons, Central School Ugbene which has over two hundred and fifty persons and Central School Awba-ofemili with over five hundred displaced persons.
Governor Soludo sent among other items, two live cows to each camp, bags of rice, beans, tubers of yam, bags of garri, onions, gallons of red and groundnut oil, among others.
The most affected place which is Awba-ofemili can only be accessed through a boat, hence the Chairman, his entourage and food items got to Awba-ofemili using canoe.
Addressing the displaced persons at various camps, Governor Soludo through the Transition Committee Chairman of Awka North Local Government Area, Mr Emmanuel Ucheze said that the State is concerned about their condition and will do everything possible to reduce the effect on them.
He encouraged them to remain strong and called on the good spirited individuals to also support the displaced persons.
The Governor inspected the level of damage caused by the deliuge and assured to report back for strategic and timely interventions.
While regretting the life, property and farmlands lost, they commended Governor Soludo for being proactive in responding to the ugly situation.
Responding the President-General of Ugbenu community, Mr Samson Ojoh and Igwe Chimakwa of Ugbene thanked Governor Soludo for his visit and called for more interventions especially in the area of healthcare delivery.