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Friday Ossai Osanebi Inspects Flood Damages
Delta Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Friday Ossai Osanebi Inspects Flood Damages


Flood Water Submerges Delta Deputy Speaker Community, As Residents Rendered Homeless

Rampaging flood waters, Sunday, September 23, 2018 submerged Beneku community, the home town of the Deputy Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Friday Osanebi and other neighboring communities in the Ndokwa East State local area of the state.

Inspecting the spate of the flood and damages done, Osanebi described the development as sad and devastating and urged the people to remain calm, expressing hope that the flood will not cause  further damages.

Several Farmlands, plantations, fish bonds, the community market and school, residential buildings including the country of the Deputy Speaker were submerged in the overflown flood.

Osanebi who could not access his house said “This natural disaster really came hard on my people but thank God no life was lost. The extent of damages done the source of livelihood of the people which is farming is however a thing of big concern, and I commend my people for their calm disposition in the face of the problem “.

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The Deputy Speaker commended the proactive approach by the Delta State Government to the natural phenomenon as well as steps taken thus far, to ameliorate the impact of the problem.

He stated that the disaster took farmers in the locality unawares particularly those around Ase Creek, as they never expected that the flood which  gradually began recently will overflow its bank.

Osanebi explained that ” the water suddenly began to rise, submerging farmlands and crops on the alluvial rich islands and adjoining farms on both sides of the River Niger which bear Ndokwa East communities.  The ugly development caused lots of damages to farmers”.

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The Deputy Speaker said communities mostly affected were those along the River Niger, including Beneku, Aballa-Oshimili, Utchi communities of Okwumedo, Umuochi, Owelle, Obalu and Obeche), Okpai, Abalagada, Aboh, Abuato, Ugbene, Agwe-Iyom, Ise-Onokpo, Onuobiuku, Umu-Ugbome, Umu-Uti, Afiankwo, Umuolu, Umuti, Akarai Adiai, Utuoku, Oworubia, Wari-Irri, and Onyah.

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