The Imo State House of Assembly has pleaded with the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma to intervene in the gully erosion that is ravaging some communities in Ideato North L.G.A.
The motion, which came as “Urgent Public lmportance” was sponsored by Barr. Arthur Egwim, representing Ideato North constituency.
Barr. Egwim explained that the erosion is caused by heavy rainfall and has continued to threaten lives and properties in the affected areas.
He also added that the ugly incident has displaced and sacked some indigenes in Ideato North L.G.A of the state.
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The lawmaker, through his motion, appealed to the State Governor to direct relevant agencies to address the issue adding that the victims of the erosion need assistance from the state.
Supporting the motion, the member representing Ideato South, Engr. Johnson Duru agreed that both Ideato North and South have been ravaged by erosion.
His words, “We need a serious intervention from the government. It is an urgent matter and the motion is of urgent importance”, he said.