Senator raises alarm over ocean disaster in Ayetoro


South West Reps caucus condemns attack on infrastructure, investments

Urges NDDC, Ondo State, NIMASA to intervene now 

By Henry Umoru 

ABUJA- THE Senate has raised the alarm over the severe current Ocean disaster in Ayetoro, Ondo State which has depleted the community as well as destroyed 308 houses and rendered many homeless. 

Consequently, the Senate has asked the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and Ondo State Government to respond quickly and assist victims in the community as well as develop what it termed, a master plan that includes the building of ocean barriers to control flooding and ocean surge in the region. 

The Senate has also urged the Nigerian Maritime, Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to visit Ayetoro as that would enable it to ascertain the level of destruction in the community with a view to proffering solution to prevent future occurrence; called on Oil Producing Companies to assist the community in rebuilding some of the infrastructure destroyed by the surge.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper