Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, has distributed relief materials to sixteen communities in Ogbaru Local Government Area, ravaged by flood.
Two large settlements, Ogbeukwu and Iyiowa were included in the distribution as well as Madonna Mercy Family International, where the sick and the aged are housed and cared for by Reverend Father Collins Ojene at Odekpe.
Madonna Angels Orphanage Home Atani, managed by Sister Augustina Uyanne with a population of about sixty children was also included in the distribution as well as King’s Ambassadors Seminary School, managed by the Ogbaru Anglican Diocese.
Addressing the affected communities, the Transition Committee Chairman, Ogbaru local government area, Honourable Arinzechukwu Awogu, who thanked Governor Willie Obiano for being a compassionate father, described him as a kind hearted leader and a friend of the needy.
Honourable Awogu urged the benefiting communities to target the poorest of the poor among them stressing that the items are for those, who cannot afford food as a result of the flood.
The distribution, done at the Council Secretariat, Atani, was supervised by the chairman of Ogbaru Local Government Flood Relief Committee, Engineer Nnamdi Esimai.
Correspondent, Ogochukwu Oranu reports that the items were handed over to the Presidents General, Woman leaders, Youth leaders, Igwe’s representatives and two stakeholders from each of the benefiting communities for their beneficiaries.