State assembly lawmaker appealed for inclusion of Khana LGA in NIMET 2019 flood victims report

Hon. Prince Ngbor addressing house of assembly members in Port Harcourt

RIVERS STATE – The member representing Khana constituency 2 in Rivers State House of Assembly, Hon. Prince Ngbor (Picolo), has appealed for proper review and inclusion of Khana LGA in the recent report released by Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NIMET to the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA as a working document.

You will recall the earlier report by NIMET captured only 18 out of 23 LGA’S of Rivers State, which includes Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni, Oyigbo, Tai, Abua/Odua, Degema, Akuku-Toru, Port-Harcourt City, Obio-Akpor, Gokana, Ahoada-West, Ahoader-East, Andoni, Asari-Toru, Bonny, Ogu Bolo, Okrika, Opobo and Etche.

The lawmaker spoke passionately on the unpleasant situations the Khana people are faced with.

This development arose as a result of the motion presented by Hon. Dumle Maol, member representing Gokana Constituency, on the floor of the hallowed chamber of the Rivers State House of Assembly in Port-Harcourt during plenary in the early hours of Thursday.

The motion has in its contents issues bordering on the recent flooding in Rivers State and the preparation of NEMA, Ministry of Environments, other agencies and stakeholders saddled with the task of mitigating the scourge and possibly avoiding the re-occurrence.

Hon. Ngbor said, “there is need to come to the aid of Lueku, Kpong and other affected communities in Khana where flood have taken over people’s houses, especially the Community Secondary School in Lueku.”

Speaking further, he applauded the his colleague, Hon. Maol for bringing up the motion saying, “it is timely and of great importance”.

He supported all the prayers in the motion, which includes inviting all the companies and government at levels such as federal, state and local.


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