Benue Flood : Federal Government Should Intervene – Sen. Mark
Senator Mark sympathized with the government and people of Benue state describing the disaster as monumental.
Thousands of citizens have been rendered homeless as Hundreds of houses and other properties were submerged by the flood largely influenced by the torrential rainfall.
Senator Mark also enjoined organizations and good spirited individuals to render assistance to the flood ravaged communities in the state.
He therefore urged the National Emergency Management Agency ( NEMA) to intervene by bringing relief materials for the thousands of citizens already displaced by the flood.
Benue state was one of the states ravaged by flood in the 2012 disaster believed to have been orchestrated by the release of water from the Lagbo Dam in Cameroun . .
The former Senate helmsman however counseled citizens to adhere strictly to town planning rules and regulations for buildings as part of measures to prevent reoccurrence of such disaster.