The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has sent a delegation to Buipe, in the Central Gonja District to provide relief assistance to residents who were affected by the recent overflow of the Black Volta River.
The overflow of the river has led to the displacement of thousands of residents and widespread property damage over the past 72 hours.
The support by Dr Bawumia aims to provide immediate relief while measures are put in place by other state actors to assist them.
The relief items donated include; 50 bags of rice, 20 cartons of cooking oil and 50 cartons of bottled water.
The delegation also comprised the Regional Coordinator for DMB, Dr. Sulemana Adams Achanso, the Regional Nasara Cordinator, Mohammed Marhey Bamba, some Constituency Executives of Yapei Kusawgu led by Chairman Musah, the District Chief Executive for Central Gonja, Sallia Kamara, the District NADMO Coordinator, the Assemblyman for the Buipe Electoral Area, among others.
The flood victims expressed their deep gratitude to Vice President Bawumia for his thoughtful and timely assistance, offering heartfelt appreciation and prayers in return.