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Kwara Governor sets up committee for damage assessment from rainstorm

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Following the Saturday rainstorm that inflicted damages and rendered many residents homeless, the Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has set up a nine-person committee to conduct an assessment of the damage caused in different parts of the state especially the state capital Ilorin.

A statement on Tuesday by Rafiu Ajakaye, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, said the committee comprises Sa’adatu Modibbo Kawu (chairperson); Special Adviser to the Governor on Political Matters Saadu Salau; Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Community Intervention Kayode Oyin-Zubair; Secretary of the state emergency management agency Motunrayo Adaran; Chairman of the Kwara State Muslim Pilgrims Board, Abdul Kadir Sambaki; Special Assistant to the Governor on Religion (Christian) Rev S.O. Adedayo; Special Assistant to the Governor on Religion (Islam) Ibrahim Zubair Dan Maigoro; Special Assistant to the Governor on Women Empowerment Bolanle Ismail; and Permanent Secretary Ministry of Special Duties Yusuf Bolakale (Secretary).

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The Governor had on Sunday said he was setting up a special disaster response committee to collate data of areas affected and determine how the state government can offer support to victims based on available resources.

Also, he had earlier constituted a committee chaired by the Secretary to the State Government Mamman Saba Jibril over the recent flooding in some parts of the state especially in Edu, Patigi, Moro, and Ifelodun local government areas.

The new committee would focus majorly on the rainstorm in several parts of the state capital Ilorin.