Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has set up a nine-person committee to conduct an assessment of the damage caused by the Saturday’s rainstorm in different parts of the state especially the state capital Ilorin.
The committee comprised Hajia 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 Mrs Motunrayo Adaran; Chairman of the Kwara State Muslim Pilgrims Board Dr AbdulKadir 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 Mrs Bolanle Ismail; and Permanent Secretary Ministry of Special Duties Yusuf Bolakale (Secretary).
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.
The Governor had earlier constituted a committee chaired by the Secretary to the State Government Prof. 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.