The Ogun State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, in collaboration the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has provided relief materials to affected flood victims in Abeokuta.
The Director,Ogun SEMA,Mr Olufolarin Ige explained that the exercise was the third in the series of distribution of relief materials to victims of the flood, pointing out that fish farmers that reportedly lost their fishes to the flood were part of the beneficiaries.
He said that the beneficiaries estimated at 785 persons were shortlisted from the pool of victims in SEMA’s assessment list after the flood incident occurred. noting that the gesture from the Federal government would go a long way in giving succor to this category of victims.
The Director advised residents to heed government’s warning regarding indiscriminate dumping of refuse in drainages, adding that such act was one of the main causes of flooding.