Hon. Godwin Offiono intervenes in Okuku fire incident, relocates affected families to new location


…distributes relief materials to the victims 

The Honorable member representing Ogoja/Yala federal constituency, Hon. Godwin Offiono has intervened and provided resources for the immediate relocation of the occupants of a 16-room building recently gutted by fire along Glado street in Okuku, Yala LGA of Cross River State. 

Upon hearing of the devastating incident on Monday, 22nd January, 2024, where a 16-room apartment with 38 occupants, was razed down by fire on Sunday, 21st January, 2024, the MP directed that a 16-room new accommodation be provided to all affected 38 residents of the compound, and assisted to relocate immediately as a preliminary intervention from his office.

To execute his intervention, he delegated a team led by his constituency officer, Dr. Raphael Ogar Oko, including his Okuku ward coordinator, Mr. Adoga Boniface, Okuku ward PDP Chairman, Mr. Idagu Oluohu and others, to visit and inform the affected families that a new 16 room building has been rented for them. The following relief materials were also distributed to the victims:



Sleeping mats 

Cooking Pots


Buckets, and

Mosquito nets.

The Team on behalf of the MP, conveyed his concerns to the people and informed them that the MP had paid for a new 16-room accommodation for them. They narrated how several personal properties and cash worth millions of naira were gutted by fire and no resident was able to pick anything. The caretaker, Pastor David Ogar and other affected families thanked the MP for his prompt intervention and prayed for God’s continuous guidance.