Internally Displaced Persons at Ewulu Holding Camp in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, have commended the state governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for ameliorating their conditions describing it as rescue mission.
The camp chairman Chief Peter Ikediachi, who spoke during a visit by the Delta State Primary Health Care Development Agency led by the Agency’s chairman and Executive Assistant to the governor on e-health/other health matters Dr. Isioma Okobah, thanked God for sparing their lives even as he lamented the loss of personal properties worth millions of naira as a result of the flood.
Meanwhile, Dr. Okobah while setting up the camp clinic and seeing patients in the holding camp, assured the IDPs that the state government under the administration of Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa would provide health care services and other relief materials to cushion the effects of the flood on the victims.
“Our governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has sent us here to take care of you. He said he will not abandon you people and promised to always identify with you. He has promised health for all Deltans (HeFAD) in consonance with the health policy of his SMART agenda”.
Speaking with newsmen, Dr. Okobah said
“Though the drive to Ewulu community was bumpy and long. The peaceful community is only accessible by canoe because the road was cut off by flood. We Met with the camp chairman Chief Peter Ikediachi who lamented the loss of personal properties from the flood. As at time of visit today there were 457 displaced persons in the camp. So we have set up the medical clinic in the camp with medical personnel to attend to the medical needs of the people”.