The All Progressive Congress, Bayelsa Chapter, has accused the Governor of Bayesa, Duoye Diri for not being proactive in dealing with necessary things to avoid the flood that has ravaged over 300 communities in Bayelsa State.
The party expressed their sympathy to and with the victims of the flood, sending their condolences to the ones who lost their properties, or loved ones to the flood.
This statement was issued by the state public secretary,
Our party is, nonetheless, pained to note that the effects of the flood would have been drastically reduced if the government of Bayelsa had made adequate preparations, considering the early warnings from the experts,” it stated.
The party said that the flood reached almost every part of the state and caused large-scale damage to livelihoods.
APC said it was confident that the strength and resilience of the people would carry them through the difficult times.
According to the party, even though floods can wash away everything, they cannot wash away
resilience of the people and the hope for their survival.
“We have no control over natural disasters, but we have control over our minds.
“We cannot fight against these natural calamities, but we can fight against the circumstances and activities that tend to aggravate them.
“Let us do the best we can in these difficult times and remain strong and positive.
“Let us never give up on these disastrous spells, for surely, this one too shall pass!” the party said.