Rainstorm: Ondo Assembly Visit lta-Ogbolu

Rainstorm: Ondo Assembly Visit lta-Ogbolu

Rainstorm: Ondo Assembly Visit lta-Ogbolu

By Awodeyi Elizabeth

The Ondo State House of Assembly has assured the victims of the Rainstorm in Ita-ogbolu, Akure North Local government area of the State of Government intervention to ameliorate their plight.

The House of Assembly Speaker, Rt.Hon.Chief Olamide Oladij who accompanied the Honourable member representing the constituency, Hon.Kolawole Ologede to inspect the affected areas also visited the Palace, promising the government’s prompt attention.

The Speaker said as an arm of government, the house will make proper recommendations to the appropriate quarters.

Expressing his sympathy at the palace of the Ogbolu of Ita-Ogbolu, Rt Hon. Oladiji Acknowledged the unforeseen nature of such disasters and extended his condolences to the community.

He assured the community that the house would make proper recommendations to the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide necessary assistance to the victims.

Highlighting the importance of preventive measures, the Speaker encouraged residents to plant more trees and renovate buildings to mitigate the impact of future disasters.

The Lawmaker representing the constituency, Hon. Kolawole Ologede informed that over 200 houses were affected with many rendered homeless.

He noted that it affected not only residential areas but also churches and Schools.

He assured the people of his constituency that the government will intervene very soon.

The Ogbolu of Ita-Ogbolu, Oba Idowu Faborode, reciprocated the House of Assembly gesture, thanking them for their concern and compassion during this trying time.

Recounting their losses in various Streets visited in Ita-ogbolu, victims said that the rain which lasted for about 30 minutes damaged roofs, and buildings among others noting that they are still in shock and disbelief at the sad occurrence.

They appealed to the government to come to their rescue as the sad event had rendered them homeless.

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