The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has donated N40 million to the internally displaced persons affected by the flood in Edo State.
Daily Trust reports that over 32,893 persons in Etsako Central, Etsako East and Esan South East local governments of Edo State respectively were affected by the flood.
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Presenting the money on behalf of Tinubu at the IDP camp at Oghomere community in Etsako Central local government of Edo state, the former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, said Tinubu donated the money to assist the victims.
Oshiomhole said Tinubu wanted to come by himself but couldn’t because of some issues and that because of the urgency to help the people affected by the flood, he had asked him to donate the money on his behalf.
He said the money was for the people whose farms and property were affected by flood in the three local governments, irrespective of party affiliation.
“Etsako Central which has over 19,061 affected persons has N20 million, Etsako East with over 7,742 persons got N12 million while Esan South East with over 6,000 victims got N8 million. This is how he helps all the people affected by flood in Nigeria,” Oshiomhole said.
He urged the people to vote for all the APC candidates in the forthcoming elections so as to get more dividends of democracy.