1000 flood victims in Bayelsa state receive Fifty Million Naira from Sen. Oluremi Tinubu as recapitalization fund

Share this:

1000 flood victims in Bayelsa state receive Fifty Million Naira from Sen. Oluremi Tinubu as recapitalization fund

By Trek Africa Newspaper

Chairperson, APC Presidential Women Campaign Team/Wife of APC Presidential Candidate, Senator Oluremi Tinubu (m); Wife of the APC Vice Presidential Candidate, Hajia Nana Shettima (left); Honorable Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Timipre Sylva (3rd right); his Wife, Mrs Alanyingi Sylva (2nd right) and others during the APC Presidential Women Campaign Team visit to the IDP camps to commiserate with victims over the flood in Bayelsa state.

 

 

 

Victims of flood disaster being accommodated in various internally displaced persons camps in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital got financial relief of N50,000,000 as the APC Presidential Women Campaign Team visited the camps to commiserate with the victims over the flood incident which has affected 80 percent of communities.

Bayelsa is one of the states worst hit by the flood with seven out of the eight local government areas affected by the disaster. Thousands of buildings and farmlands are submerged due to flood leaving many individuals in IDP camps.

Addressing the victims at the Ox’ Bowlake pavilion and Igbogene camps, the leader of the team, Senator Oluremi Tinubu who is also the wife of the APC presidential candidate announced a donation of N50,000 each to 1000 individuals to recapitalize their small scale businesses.

Food and non food items were also shared while a medical outreach was provided to the victims. Some nursing mothers who were met receiving treatment at the camp under the medical facility provided by the women campaign team received cash gifts from the wife of the APC presidential candidate.

Chairperson, APC Presidential Women Campaign Team/Wife of APC Presidential Candidate, Senator Oluremi Tinubu (3rd right); Wife of the APC Vice Presidential Candidate, Hajia Nana Shettima (2nd left); Honorable Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Timipre Sylva (right); his Wife, Mrs Alanyingi Sylva (3rd left) and others during the APC Presidential Women Campaign Team visit to the IDP camps to commiserate with victims over the flood in Bayelsa state.

 

 

Sen Oluremi Tinubu, who reiterated that the visit was not political but rather to identify with them in the moment of need, prayed that the state will not witness such natural disasters again.

Emperor Osage acting paramount ruler Igbogene had while expressing the victims appreciation, informed the delegation that this donation is the first of its kind.

While paying homage to the traditional ruler of the community in his palace, Mrs Tinubu briefed His Majesty, the Obenibe of Epie kingdom, Kng (Barr.) Malla Sasime of the purpose of their visit to the state. The traditional ruler appreciated the APC women campaign team for visiting victims of flood in the state. He wished them safe return to their destination.

 

 

The chairperson of the women campaign team had on her entourage the wife of the APC vice presidential candidate Hajiya Nana Shettima, wife of the Minister of State, Petroleum, Mrs Alanyingi Sylva and the DG of the women campaign team, Dr Asabe Vlita Bashir.

They were received and conducted round the IDP camps by the Minister of State, petroleum, Dr Timipre Sylva. The team acknowledged his support towards making the visit and the outreach a huge success.

A displaced mother with her baby at the IDP Camp Some of the relief item donated by the APC Presidential Women Campaign Team to Victims of Flood in Bayelsa state L-R: Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Timipre Sylva; his Wife, Mrs Alanyingi Sylva; Chairperson, APC Presidential Women Campaign Team/Wife of APC Presidential Candidate, Senator Oluremi Tinubu; Wife of the APC Vice Presidential Candidate, Hajia Nana Shettima and others during the Presentation of Relief Items to some of the Flood Victims in Bayelsa

Share this:

Make your comments