Kwara State Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi has commiserated with the families of those who died in yesterday’s rainstorm.
Speaking during an assessment visit to the areas affected by the rainstorm, Mr Alabi sympathised with the bereaved families and expressed concern over fatalities and destruction caused by the downpour
“It is with a heavy heart I commiserate with the families of the bereaved. I pray God to bless the departed souls. I equally identify with those that have been displaced as a result of the rainstorm”.
The Deputy Governor enjoined the victims to be calm and exercise patience with the government, saying efforts will not be spared to give the necessary support.
” Be rest assured that Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq will be properly briefed on the destruction which I find quite disturbing. The government will waste no time in giving necessary support to the affected victims”.
Some of the areas visited were Ode Alfa Nda, Ile Akuji, Ile bada, Ita Ogunbo, Ita Kudimoh, Ita Egba, Idi Igba, and Sakele.
Others are Okekere, Popo Igbonna, Abata Sunkere, Oju Ekun, Orisan Koko.
Some of the victims who spoke on the sideline of the Deputy Governor’s visit solicited urgent government assistance to rebuild their affected properties.
Mr Alabi visited the affected areas with Alhaji Jimada, Secretary to the Kwara State Emergency Management Agency, Mrs Motunrayo Adaran and other government officials on Sunday.