Akoko Monarch hails Akeredolu on relief materials for rainstom vicitims
Barely two weeks after rainstorm destroyed hundreds of buildings in Ikare, Akoko North East and Supare in Akoko South West local governments, the Onisupare of Supare, Oba Adedeji Adejoro, has hailed the timely intervention of the Akeredolu-led government in the state for being responsive to the plights of the people.
It will be recalled that the Deputy Governor, Hon. Agboola Ajayi led officials of State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to the affected communities last week to assess the level of damage done by the rainstorm and assuring the victims of quick government intervention to cushion the effect of the rainstorm
The state government, through SEMA on Tuesday distributed relief materials to the victims. The items donated includes several boundless of roofing sheets, various sizes of nail and other assesories.
Speaking while receiving the items on behalf of his community, Oba Adedeji Adejoro said it was unprecedented in the history of the state to receive such help from government within a very short notice, adding that the people were not expecting early government’s intervention until they began to see the items coming in.
He maintained that the intervention would go a long way to ameliorate the pains of the havoc wrecked on the community by the rainstorm.
Also speaking, another beneficiary at Ikare Akoko in Akoko North West Local Government Area, Mr. Lucas Omotosho expressed gratitude to government, he added that he can now have more confidence in government promises under the present administration unlike what was obtainable in the past.
In his remarks while handing over the items to beneficiaries, Ajayi said the gesture was in demonstration of government to the welfare of it citizen.
The Deputy Governor noted that though government was still looking at further measures to come to the aid of the people, the immediate donation of the roofing materials became imperative to save the affected houses from further damages during the raining season.