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IN IKORODU: See the relief materials handed to flood victims of Igbogbo – Ikorodu; See Photos

The officials of the Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA in collaboration with Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) yesterday, Monday, January 29, 2018, handed over relief materials to victims of the flood disaster that rocked the Unity Estate and Redeem Estate CDAs Igbo-Owore, in Igbogbo community, Lagos Mainland.

Recall that in April 2017, the part of Lagos Mainland communities as well as Igbogbo community in Ikorodu witnessed a catastrophic flood which led to the destruction of properties worth millions of naira. With a myriad of residents losing properties to the flood, the local council facilitated the delivery of relief materials to the affected residents in the community.

InsideMainland gathered that the Chairman of Unity CDA, Igbogbo, Alhaji Hafeez Onipasantira, alongside other CDA heads in the community championed the drive to reach out to the management of LASEMA and NEMA to come to their aid in the community.

The relief materials put together by the management of NEMA and LASEMA were formally handed over by their representatives to the Executive Chairman of Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA, Comrade Olusesan Daini.

According to the officials, handing over the materials to the council boss was to ensure transparency, equity and justice in the disbursement of the materials to the affected victims.

Speaking on the development the council boss stated that the materials were judiciously distributed to the victims adding that there are efforts to ensure flood is a thing of the past in the area.

He however urged residents to avoid blocking drainage channels as well ensuring they “properly dispose waste to avoid a reoccurrence of the sad experience in the community.”

In his remarks, the CDC Chairman of the area, Elder Mudashir Olowu, appreciated the State government for the quick response to the yearning of the people whose properties were badly damaged. He, however, thanked those who sweated to ensure the process became a reality.



Idris Aina
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