Fix Warri-Benin Roads to save lives - Ereyitomi urges Federal Government
|Chief (Dr.) Thomas Ereyitomi|
By Tetsoma Neyin:
The member representing Warri Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Chief (Dr.) Thomas Ereyitomi, has called on the Federal Government to urgently fix the dilapidated Warri-Benin highway which has caused the deaths of so many lives in recent times.
Chief Ereyitomi made the call on Wednesday October 4, while moving a motion of urgent public importance, in-line with Standing Order Eight, Rule 4 of the House of Representatives.
The motion, was reportedly “co-moved” by the Member Representing Orhionwon/Uhunmwode Federal Constituency of Edo State, Hon. Dr. Billy F.
Chief Ereyitomi, stressed the need for the National Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, to immediately send relief materials to affected victims and settle medical bills of those hospitalized after the tanker explosion.
The Federal Lawmaker, recalled how the fuel tanker explosion at Koko Junction in Delta State, on Sunday October 1, “claimed over twenty lives”, including children and women.
He urged the Federal Government to expedite action on the rehabilitation of the Warri-Benin highway and other federal roads around the Country with a view to forestalling future occurrence.