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Bayelsa Government Urges Federal Government to Check Menace of Flooding

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Bayelsa State government Post-Flood Management Committee has called on the federal government to work with flood-prone states in the implementation of possible measures to check the menace of flooding.

The Chairman of the Committee, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, made the call while on assessment tours of damaged infrastructures and taking stock of area devastated by the 2022 flood.

Ewhrudjakpo noted that the visit is to make assessment of the current situation in the flood displaced persons’ camps and to hear from the communities their specific needs and challenges.

The Chairman implored the federal government to expedite action on the completion of Darring Dam in Adamawa state as part of efforts towards tackling flooding and its devastating effects.

Written by: Helen Obih

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