THE presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, yesterday toured the states in Nigeria which are affected by the ravaging flood crisis as a way of showing his sympathy to the victims.
On his sympathy tour, he visited Bayelsa State and his state, Anambra, where he served as a governor before now.
In a post on Saturday on his official Facebook page, Peter Obi wrote: “Earlier today, I also visited the flood ravaged areas of Ogbaru in Anambra State and the IDP Camp in Atani. The infrastructural damage is extensive.
In commiserating with the people, I promised that my needs assessment visit will help in determining recommendations to Federal and donor agencies on priority recovery projects.”
He also called on the Federal Government in Nigeria to run attention to the Nigerians who have been affected by flood.
In Bayelsa, the former Anambra governor expressed a great shock over the damages done by the flood, saying that this year’s flood exceeds that of 2012.
He said in a post on his official Twitter: “Earlier today, I visited the flood-affected areas of Bayelsa. The level of damages and displacements far exceeds that of 2012.”
It will be recalled that Mr Obi had suspended his campaign ahead of the 2023 general elections, in a bid to sympathize with Nigerians who have been affected by the ravaging flood.
Peter Obi has visited three states: Benue, Bayelsa and Anambra, since the ravaging flood crisis to sympathize with them.