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Flood: Amosun advocates special fund for states with infrastructure

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Laide Raheem, Abeokuta.

Governor Ibikunle Amosun has called on the Federal Government and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), to make available, special funds to some states that had put infrastructure in place to prevent flooding.

Amosun, who noted that giving fund and other relief materials to the states ravaged by flood by NEMA was good, he, however, opined states that had worked to prevent such disaster, should also be rewarded with fund as a form of encouragement.

The governor, disclosed that he had raised the issue at a National Executive Executive Meeting held recently in Abuja, and expressed hope that NEMA will work on his proposal.

Amosun made these known on Friday, while speaking at the Town Hall meeting on the 2018 budget, held at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Abeokuta, the state capital.

The meeting was attended by public servants, professional bodies, non governmental organisations, civil society organisations, trade…



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