Senate mandates committee to provide relief to rainstorm victims in Kogi



The Senate has mandated its on Duties to liaise with the National Management (NEMA) to supply relief to Olamaboro communities in Kogi, which affected by rainstorm.
The resolution was sequel to a Point of Order raised by Sen. Isah Jibrin (APC-Kogi) during Tuesday’s plenary.


The motion was titled “Urgent need for rehabilitation of communities affected by rainstorm in Olamaboro Local Government Area (LGA) of Kogi”.
Speaking on the motion, Jibrin said over 200 residential buildings destroyed across the communities in the LGA by rainstorm on April 9.
“Apart from destruction of residential buildings, the devastating rainstorm also ravaged crops, farmlands, schools, worship houses, clinics and businesses in communities in the LGA,” he said.

Contributing, Sen. Yakubu Oseni (APC-Kogi) urged the Federal Government to provide succor to the affected communities through relief .
The Senate thereafter, mandated its on Poverty Alleviation and Investment Programme (SIP), to liaise with the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Management and Development to provide minimal seed capitals for the in the affected communities.(NAN)