Haruna Iddrisu donates to flood victims in North East Region

Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu has reached out to residents of Banawa, Dimia, Gaagbini and Timkwa in the North East Region who have been badly affected by the recent floods in the area.

The flood disaster in the region has in late September and 1st October, 2020 claimed about 7 lives, destroyed over thousand acres of farm lands and homes in the four communities.

However, Mr Iddrisu after touring some of the affected communities presented relief items such as bags of rice, boxes and gallons of cooking oil, buckets of washing powder, used clothing and mattresses.

Others include mosquito nets, roughing sheets and robbers bowels amongst others.

The Tamale South legislator made the donation on behalf of flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama Mahama.

Speaking at a brief ceremony to hand over the items, Haruna Iddrisu said “former President Mahama asked me to present these items on his behalf to those of you have been badly affected by the disaster.

“It represents his token of support to you and to also let you know that he and the NDC family have you at heart and will continue to lend our support to in hard times,” Mr Iddrisu stated.

He was accompanied by former Northern Regional Minister and NDC parliamentary candidate, Alhaji Mahama Abuba and other regional and constituency executives of the main opposition party.

At Walewale, the former Communications Minister further called on electorates in the constituency to give the NDC parliamentary candidate, Mr Abuba, the opportunity to represent them in parliament.

Source: tamaleonline.net

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