The Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly has called on the Ministries of Environment and its Works counterpart, as well as the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and other stakeholders in the environmental management to assist communities affected by flooding to overcome its present challenges.
Adekunbi made this call yesterday while responding to the complaints of some Honourable members who spoke under Personal Explanation at the plenary on the deplorable conditions of their areas.
He also cautioned the citizenry to avoid indiscriminate dumping of refuse along the road, in drainages and water ways to prevent flooding with anticipated intensity of the rain, while calling on the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBDEC) to quickly move in and replace the fallen electricity pole at Iyana Meta along Eggua-Oja Odan road
The members representing Yewa South State Constituency, Hon. Juliana Akintayo and her Abeokuta North counterpart, Hon. Olayiwola Ojodu on their part said that the Owode-Awuko-Alagbon communities were ravaged by flood due to the frequent rainfall in the past few weeks, while Abule Otun in Lafenwa area of Abeokuta North had also been flooded,
On his part a member representing Ifo II State Constituency, Hon. Ganiyu Oyedeji stated that Ijoko-Oke Aro to Ojodu Abiodun roads were in bad condition and palliative measures would be required in order to avert flooding in the communities in the areas just as a member representing Yewa North II reported that eight electric poles had fallen on Eggua-Oja Odan road due to a rain storm.