Yesterday 24th Sept. 2022 The Chief of Staff to Governor of the State, Mr Ernest Ezeajughi in company of the Commissioner for Environment Engr. Felix Odimegwu, Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs Hon Tonycollins Nwabunwanne, and State Chairman of SEMA Sir. Paul Odenigbo visited flooded communities in Odekpe, Ogbaru Local Government Area.
Addressing the members of the communities, the Chief of staff Mr. Ernest Ezeajughi said that they came for preliminary investigations and assessment according to directive of Mr. Governor Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo who is presently out of the state for other official engagements in Abuja.
Mr Ezeajughi continued that as a proactive government that is sensitive to the plight of the community suffering this natural disaster, Mr Governor will do everything possible and will work closely with the Federal Government and NEMA to get the necessary support for the community.
He reassured the community that SEMA/NEMA will come to do a detailed assessment because according to the TC Chairman; Mr Aniegbunam Pascal, what they have seen is just a tip of an iceberg, not only in Ogbaru but also in Anambra East, Anambra West and Ayamelum Local Government Areas.
Mr Ezeajughi concluded that the first action plan is to put necessary things in place to make the IDPs functional.
Responding to the govt entourage; HRH Igwe Chukwuma Onyia thank Governor Soludo for being proactive and sensitive to the plight of the community.
The APGA House Reps Candidate for Ogbaru Federal Constituency and former TC Chairman of Ogbaru LGA; Hon Arinze Awogu also was among those that received the state govt representatives.