Obi To Visit Flood-Affected Areas

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi is scheduled to visit some of the affected areas in Nigeria and discussed how to assist the affected states.

According to a Tweet on his verified Twitter handle, Obi said, “I called on HE Samuel Ortom to commiserate with him on the ravages of the floods in Benue state resulting in huge losses of lives, property and farmlands and massive displacement.

“Informed him of my intent to visit some of the affected areas and discussed how we as presidential candidates can assist affected states.

“I recalled that in 2012 Benue, Anambra and others were similarly affected and the FGN and Nigerians rallied in support of flood victims, especially the IDPs.- PO.”

Recall that Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has confirmed that no fewer than 24 persons have lost their lives in 12 Local Government Areas, LGAs, of the State to the surging flood that hit Benue state while 74 others sustained serious injuries.

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