Anambra Governor Charles Soludo has asked the Federal Government to dialogue with the government of Cameroon in proffering lasting solutions to floods ravaging the country, especially the State.
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He also suggested the construction of dams or diversionary channels as part of measures to solve the problem.
Soludo spoke at the Internally Displaced Persons(IDPs) camps in Onitsha North Local Government Area where displaced persons from Anambra West and Umuoba Anam and Ekpe Nneyi, Umueri in Anambra East Council area were being hosted.
He further called for support from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) all levels of government, organisations and good-spirited individuals to alleviate the hardship faced by people displaced by the devastating flood.
He said: “Anambra State Government is doing everything possible to alleviate the sufferings of the people. They need support now and afterward because their houses, properties and farmlands are submerged under water. I’m worried that they will have to start life afresh.
“We are receiving people from Delta State to join IDP Camp in Onitsha North. Today alone, over 400 displaced persons have reported here.”
While empathizing with the victims, the Governor expressed optimism that the flood would soon recede so they to find their way back to their respective homes.