President Buhari Decries Rising Flood in Bayelsa, Other States

The Prosperity Government under the steer of Governor Douye Diri has commenced the distribution of relief materials to the various Local Government Areas in the state.

In a statement by the chairman on behalf of the state Central Working Committee, Mr. Iselema Gbaranbiri says the process which started over the weekend released food items to the Local Government sub committees for Kolokuma/Opokuma, Ogbia and Yenagoa Local Government Areas set up by the Governor.

According to Mr. Iselema Gbaranbiri, the setting up of the sub committees was in the wisdom of the Governor for effective and timely delivery of the food items to the flood victims which comprises all serving Assembly members, Commissioners, appointees of the state government amongst other prominent sons and daughters of the various Local Government Areas.

The committee stated further that the distribution exercise continues for other Local Government Areas noting that the directive of the Governor is to send the relief materials to all affected communities in the state and no section will be exclusively treated whether indigenes or non indigenes alike.
The committee further reiterates its earlier call that Bayelsans should exercise patience with the prosperity government as it is making every frantic effort to alleviating the hardship the people of Bayelsa state are subjected to.

Among the items distributed are bags of Rice, Beans and Garri, Cartons of Maggi, Tin tomatoe and Indomie noddles, gallons of Groundnut and Palm oil and packets of salt amongst others.