Moved by the plight of Internally Displaced Persons by the flood which has wrecked havoc in some parts of Delta State and Nigeria at large, Delta State House of Assembly candidate, Ughelli North Constituency II, under the platform of Social Democratic Party, SDP, Hon Adeda Okiotodoro Justice, on Tuesday visited flood victims at Uwheru community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state.
Items donated to the victims at Uwheru Grammar School, Ughelli North Local Government Area by the visiting House of Assembly candidate included loaves of bread, noodles, and other relief materials to cushion the effects on them.
Speaking during the visit, Hon Adeda Okiotodoro Justice, said that, his visit to the IDPs camp was more or less a familiarisation tour to ascertain the impacts of the recent flooding on his constituents with a view to ameliorate their sufferings.
He said, “My visit was not to campaign, but to familiarise and give support to the less privileged whom had deserted their homes following the devastating effect of the ravaging flood on their buildings and to let them know that I feel their pains.
“I urge politicians and well meaning individuals to put politics aside irrespective of their political affiliation and render help to the flood victims who are visibly suffering.”
Receiving the relief materials on behalf of Uwheru people in the IDP camp, Hon Loveth Onujuserio, and Comrade Godwin Efemena. They appreciated Hon Adeda Okiotodoro Justice, for the gesture just as they further beckoned on the federal, state governments and well meaning individuals to come to their rescue.
They remarked, “You can see, Uwheru market and people’s homes are flooded and they are here. We need help in order to take care of these Internally Displaced Persons.
“So, let me appreciate the incoming Delta State House of Assembly member for this gesture. At least your message will get to our people here, I want to appreciate you so much. Thank you very much for coming to our rescue, God bless you.”