Ondo State Government has distributed relief materials to victims of rainstorm in Owo local Government area of the state.
The rainstorm had wreaked havoc to buildings in Ipele, Igboroko, Upenmen and Ago-Paanu between February 28 and March 1.
The State Deputy Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa presenting the materials to the victims in Owo said the state Government felt the pains of the people of Owo.
Aiyedatiwa said the state Government had always been responding to help victims of natural disasters in the state.
He reiterated that the state Government was happy that despite the huge impact of the rainstorm, no life was lost.
“You will agree with me that this administration since inception has delivered massive dividends to the people through the execution of life impacting projects across the state.
“Let us therefore join hands and work together in this onerous task of enhancing our communal resilience and protecting our valued environmental assets. This demands for concerted efforts,” he said.
He urged the people on disaster risk reduction and enhanced collaboration between emergency responders at local community, and State levels.
Chairman of Owo Local Government, Chief Samuel Adegbegi appreciated the state Government for the quick intervention.
Adegbegi appealed to the people of the local government to join hands and work together in the task of enhancing communal resilience and protecting valued environmental assets.
Member, Ondo State House of Assembly, Oluwole Ogunmolasuyi, commended the state Government for the gesture and the prompt response to the pain of the people.
One of the beneficiaries, Mr Folorunso Fagba, who spoke on behalf of others appreciated the state government’s response to the plights of the people.
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