The Ondo State Governor,Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has distributed relief materials to communities affected by rainstorm in the State.
This is coming barely two weeks, after rainstorm destroyed hundreds of buildings in Ikare, Akoko North East and Supare in Akoko South West local governments, the government, through the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) distributed relief materials to the victims.
It will be recalled that the Deputy Governor, Hon. Agboola Ajayi led officials of SEMA to the affected communities last week to inspect the level of damage and assured the victims of quick government response to cushion the effect of the rainstorm
The items donated include several boundless of roofing sheets, various sizes of nail and other accessories.
Speaking while receiving the items on behalf of his community, the Onisupare of Supare in Akoko South West Local Government area of the State, Oba Adedeji Adejoro, lauded the timely intervention of Akeredolu’s government in the State for being responsive to the plights of the people.
According to him, it was unprecedented in the history of the State to receive such help from government within a very short notice, adding that the people were not expecting this early until they began to see the items coming in.
He maintained the gesture of the government would go a long way to ameliorate the pains of the havoc wrecked on the community by the rainstorm.
Also speaking, another beneficiary at Ikare Akoko in Akoko North West Local Government Area, Mr. Lucas Omotosho expressed gratitude to government; saying “We can now have more confidence in government promises under the present administration as what was the practice before.
In his remarks while handing over the items to beneficiaries, Ajayi said the gesture was in demonstration of government to the welfare of it citizen.
The Deputy Governor noted that though government was still looking at further measures to come to the aid of the people, the immediate donation of the roofing materials became imperative to safe the affected houses from further damages as the rain fall.