Humanitarian Minister Visits Flood Ravaged Communities in Lagos and Ogun, Says FG’s Permanent Interventions On the Way


Nigeria’s Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Betta Edu has given the assurance that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration will find a permanent solution to the perennial flooding in Isheri, Agboyi and other communities, along the borderline between Lagos and Ogun States.

The Minister gave the assurance when she visited Isheri and Agboyi Ketu, the two communities majorly affected by the recent flooding in both states.

Already, 33,000 people have been directly affected as a result of the recent flooding in Isheri communities in Ogun and Lagos.

Dr. Edu disclosed that buffer Dams required to empty the Oyan overflow River will be built by the relevant Federal Government Ministries, Departments, and Agencies, in line with the President’s Renewed Hope Agenda.

At Isheri, where the community’s monarch and village heads came out en mass to receive her, Edu.