The Federal Government is to conduct vulnerability assessment in states. Technical Advier to the Vice President on Disaster and Risk Management, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu said a technical committee to actualize this will be set up.
According to him, this will mitigate against flooding in the country.
In his statement, Oke-Osanyintolu said a workshop the theme:“Building Flood Resillient Communities,” will hold in flod –ptone states between August 20 and September 14.
Oke-Osanyintolu listed the schedule of events to include: “From August 20-21st, Ikeja, Lagos; Benin, Edo State, August 27th-28th, Porthacourt, Rivers State, August 30th-31st. Others are Yenogoa, Bayelsa State, September 3-4th, Owerri, Imo State, September 6-7 and Katsina, Katsina, September 10-11th while the programme had been slated to hold in Awka, Anambra State, September, 13th-14th. Read more