Akpoyibo Pen Open Letter to Alapala, Izoukumor, Pondi, Joel, Seek Their Attention to Erosion Threatened Communities


Briga News Nigeria

Youth Advocate, Engr Akpoyibo John has written an open letter to the member representing Burutu North Constituency and Minority Whip, Hon Alapala Anthony, Executive Director, Socials, DESOPADEC, Hon Favour Zuokumor, member representing Burutu Federal Constituency, Rt Hon Julius Pondi, and the Senator representing Delta South Senatorial District, Senator Joel Onojakpo, drawing their attention to communities threatened by erosion.

His letter reads…

Warmest congratulations on your successful inauguration into office. Your ascent to positions of leadership is a testament to your dedication, hard work, and the trust that the people have placed in you. As you embark on this new chapter of your service, I wish you every success and fulfillment in your endeavors.

As your inauguration announces your immediate call to duty I would like to draw your attention to a pressing matter that requires your urgent intervention. The communities of Gbekobo and Obuguru (Agip), in Burutu Local Government are currently facing a grave threat in the form of erosion. The continuous erosion poses a significant risk to the livelihoods, infrastructure, and overall well-being of the residents.

I humbly request that you prioritize addressing the challenges faced by these communities in your respective jurisdictions. It is imperative to implement effective erosion control measures to mitigate further damage and protect the affected areas. By working in collaboration with relevant agencies, experts, and community leaders, you can develop comprehensive strategies to combat erosion and ensure the safety and stability of these communities.

Investing in erosion control measures such as retaining walls, drainage systems, and reforestation initiatives will be crucial in preventing further land degradation and safeguarding the lives and properties of the residents. Additionally, engaging with the affected communities, listening to their concerns, and involving them in decision-making processes will foster a sense of ownership and encourage sustainable solutions.

Your leadership has the power to make a profound impact on the lives of the people you represent. By addressing the urgent needs of Gbekobo and Obuguru(Agip), you will not only protect their well-being but also demonstrate your commitment to inclusive and responsible governance. Through your dedication and efforts, you have the opportunity to bring about positive change and create a lasting legacy of resilience and progress.

I urge you to act swiftly and prioritize the implementation of erosion control measures in these threatened communities. By doing so, you will alleviate the hardships faced by the residents and provide them with a renewed sense of hope and security.

Once again, congratulations on your successful inauguration, and I have full confidence in your abilities to address the pressing issues at hand. Your commitment to serving the people and fostering sustainable development will undoubtedly guide you in finding effective solutions for Gbekobo and Obuguru (Agip).

Thank you for your attention, and I trust that you will give due consideration to this matter. May your tenure be marked by great accomplishments and positive change for the benefit of all.

Engr John Perede Akpoyibo


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