April 1, 2023



Flood: Tinubu, Omo-Agege donate N200m aid supplies, money to victims in Delta

Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and the get together’s governorship candidate in Delta State, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege,  have donated N200 million to displaced flood victims in Delta State.

Whereas Tinubu introduced a donation of N50 million money, Omo-Agege gave out N150 million price of aid supplies.

Addressing a mammoth crowd on behalf of Tinubu and himself in Effurun, Delta State on Wednesday, Senator Omo-Agege identified that the aviation strike halted the motion of the APC Presidential Candidate.

He stated, “Immediately, I’m right here sporting two caps. The primary cap I’m sporting is the cap of the governorship candidate of APC within the 2023 common election. The second cap is that of the coordinator of Bola Ahmed Tinubu Marketing campaign Organisation in Delta State. 

“The essence of this gathering at present is to welcome our incoming president by God’s grace, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. The rationale for the go to is to point out solidarity, empathy and sympathy with our folks because of the devastating flood in most of our communities right here in Delta State and  additionally to supply management in our battle to uproot dangerous governance imposed in Delta State up to now seven and half years.

“However at present as you all know, due to the strike within the aviation trade, and his cause for coming right here is to go to IDP camps. And , to get to the IDP camps at present, you can not get there by highway.

“So we made preparations to make use of helicopters to maneuver our president-in-waiting and entourage from right here to IDP camps in Kwale in Delta North, Patani in Delta South and Okwagbe in Delta Central. However we now have obtained a message that due to the strike within the aviation sector, we aren’t capable of get any of these helicopters to maneuver him from right here to these IDP camps. So we now have determined to reschedule this go to. 

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“He has promised that he’s coming again.  Throughout the subsequent couple of days, he’ll tell us; at which period the aviation strike would have been known as off and we could have entry to the helicopters that can take him to these places.

“He has additionally advised me to make an announcement on his behalf. That due to the empathy he feels for our folks, that I ought to announce the donation of N50million to Deltans who’ve misplaced their properties and supply of livelihood and who’re presently in IDP camps.

“This can be made accessible to them by the DG of this marketing campaign, Elder Godsdey Orubebe. We’re going to sit down and work out the modality on how this N50 million can be shared to every of the IDP camps to ameliorate the situations of our folks. 

“Along with that, in my capability because the governorship candidate of APC in Delta State and as Deputy Senate President and Senator representing Delta Central, I’ve additionally made preparations and we now have acquired aid supplies price N150 million. Now we have made all the procurements, meals gadgets, cement, mattresses, rice, roofing sheets and extra.

“Starting from Friday, we’re going to arrange a committee that can transfer from IDP camp to IDP camp  to distribute all of those supplies to our individuals who have been displaced because of this flood”.

At Okwagbe, the place he led the APC practice to go to the IDP camps, Omo-Agege expressed sympathy on behalf of Tinubu and himself, and stated the N200million donation was a heartfelt contribution by each of them to cushion the plight of the victims of the flood.

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He stated the folks of Delta have been ready to vote out the Individuals’s Democratic Get together, PDP, and requested the Okwagbe folks to hitch the APC successful staff