Sango-Ota Rainstorm: Akinosi Commiserates With Affected Constituents …urges IBDEC, NEMA to intervene - The People's Voice


Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Sango-Ota Rainstorm: Akinosi Commiserates With Affected Constituents …urges IBDEC, NEMA to intervene

By Imuhanni Muhammed, Abeokuta

The House of Representatives member representing Ado-Odo/Ota Federal Constituency in Ogun State, Hon. (Engr.) ‘Tunji Akinosi, FNSE, has expressed his heartfelt sympathy to all those affected by recent destruction of electric poles and houses caused by heavy rainfall in Sango Ota.

According to Akinosi media team, the unfortunate incident not only plunged constituents into darkness but also resulted in significant damage to businesses and properties within the federal constituency.

“While acknowledging the absence of casualties by the grace of God, Akinosi has urged IBDEC and NEMA to swiftly intervene to restore normalcy and aid affected businesses and property owners.

“He has reiterated his unwavering commitment to advocating for the needs and concerns of his constituents in the legislative chamber.

“It’s worth mentioning that as part of his legislative duty, Hon. Tunji Akinosi, FNSE has earlier in the year moved a motion on the floor of the House urging the Federal Ministry of Environment, Ecological Fund Office, and the Federal Ministry of Works to tackle this menace of flooding in his Federal Constituency, and also commence immediate repair and reconstruction of the affected parts.

“He has also urged the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to provide relief materials to the affected victims and set up a NEMA office in Ado Odo/Ota Federal Constituency to assist residents. And the honourable House to mandate the Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness to ensure compliance.

“The motions have since been adopted by the honourable House and the Speaker of the House, RT. Hon. Tajudeen Abbas has referred the motion to the appropriate Committee”, the statement said.

The media team also said, Hon. Tunji Akinosi has recently facilitated various interventions, including the ongoing repair of the dilapidated section of Ojuore roundabout by FERMA, to alleviate the challenges faced by the people of Ado-Odo/Ota Federal Constituency.

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