The All Progressives Congress APC Presidential Women Campaign Team chairperson, Senator Oluremi Tinubu has extended a hand of succour to victims of the recent flooding in Bayelsa State who are now quartered in various Internally Displaced Persons IDPs camps in Yenagoa, the state capital.
Addressing the victims at the Ox’ Bowlake pavilion and Igbogene camps, the leader of the team, Senator Oluremi Tinubu who is also the wife of the APC presidential candidate, announced a donation of N50 million to them.
She said each of the 1,000 victims would be given N50,000 to help recapitalise their small-scale businesses.
According to statistics, the ravaging flood has affected 80 percent of communities in the State.
Bayelsa is one of the worst-hit States by the flood, with seven out of the eight local government areas affected by the disaster.
Thousands of buildings and farmlands have been submerged due to flood, leaving many individuals in IDP camps.
Food and non-food items were also distributed by the team, while a medical outreach was provided to the victims.
Some nursing mothers who were met receiving treatment at the camp under the medical facility provided by the women’s campaign team received cash gifts from Remi Tinubu, who also happens to be the wife of the APC presidential candidate.
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