The presidential candidate of Labour Party,in the 2023 presidential election Mr Peter Obi has condemned the inability of the federal government of Nigeria to help victims affected by the flooding in some parts of the country.
There has been heavy flooding in some parts of the including Benue state,Bayelsa,Anambra and some of the parts of the country which has cost lost of lives and properties of the people.
Reacting to the inability of the government to come to the aid of the affected state,Peter Obi candidate of Labour party said that the federal government have paid no attention to the suffering of the people as no humanitarian intervention has been provided to the victims.
“This year’s flooding proves that climate change is real. Rise in temperature, rise in ocean levels, excessive rains, are all indicative of climatic changes. The poor, the well to do and the rich are affected alike.
“President Goodluck Jonathan’s country home was affected, as was the entire Otueke community.
“While FGN cannot control the rains, it should take proactive measures to ameliorate the ravages of flooding; and even when they occur as is now the case, expeditious humanitarian intervention measures should be deployed to support the affected and displaced.