Minister Of Defense Designate Donates Roofing Items To Affected Victims By Rain Storm In Chamba.
The Defense Minister who doubles as the Member of Parliament for Bimbila constituency, Mr Dominic Nitiwul has donated one hundred and seventy five (175) packets of zinc for persons rendered homeless by following a heavy rain storm in Nanumba north municipality of the Northern region Chamba.
He made the donation during his visit to the municipality to ascertain the extent of damage the storm has caused.
“A reasonable materials will be given to the municipality by next week to ensure that all the basic schools, health facilities, Police quarters etc are in good shape to continue normal services for the betterment of the municipality and the nation as well” he said
The minister who doubles as MP for the area also revealed that, “six persons were injured in the disaster, two of them were in a critical condition and were quickly transferred to the Tamale Teaching Hospital for further treatment while four of them have been treated and discharged” he added
The director of National Disaster Management Organization NaDMO of the municipality Mr Mawindaal Tigananya in addressing media houses at the scene on 18th February, 2021, revealed that over five hundred (500) houses, six (6) basic schools, health facilities, sixteen (16) hytension poles and municipal police quarters have been affected by the storm while assuring that, assessment is still ongoing.
He also said that based on assessment report gathered by NaDMO, “various boreholes offered to the municipality are mechanized and cannot be in use because there is shortage of power in the Chamber community due to the storm disaster”
In an interview with the Assemblyman for Chamber West Mr Biwati David, he has emphasized that the disaster has made so many people homeless and forced them to compete with animals when using the village damp.
According to the National Disaster Management Organization NaDMO Director General Mr Eric Nana Agyman Prempeh, “Engineers are already on ground to ensure that all affected buildings and properties are in good shape by next week”
Source : Mohammed I. N. Charisma, Trendingghana.net