***Says ODSG Committed to Fight Ocean Surge .
Ondo State Deputy Governor, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa led the State committee members saddled with responsibility of looking into the Ayetoro sea incursion and other affected areas in the riverine communities in Ilaje Local Government Area on Thursday.
Aiyedatiwa as the chairman of the committee set up by Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, CON, was accompanied on the visit by other committee members including, Commissioner of Finance, Hon Wale Akinterinwa, Commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon Amidu Takuro, Commissioner of Mineral Resources, Mines and Energy, Hon Rasaq Obe, Commissioner of Budget and Economic Planning, Pastor Emmanuel Igbasan, Commissioner of Environment, Hon Sunday Akinwalire, Special Adviser to Governor on Entrepreneurship, Dr Sunny Smart Francis and Special Adviser to Governor on Environment, Hon Oyeniyi Oseni.
At the visited areas, the Deputy Governor said he and his team would dissect the ocean surge, make recommendations on how to halt the destruction and work out a comprehensive solution to the menace.
He said they are there to resolve the environmental challenges faced by the people, saying “the State is committed to fighting the ocean surge and others environmental crisis around the area” .
Aiyedatiwa further assured that, the state through the committee and it’s relevant agencies are looking critically at finding a lasting solution to the surge.
He said the danger posed by the ocean surge was real, adding that everyone must join hands to address it .
“All of us have seen that it is something we need to unite and work together to fight”, he said.