Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo today arrived in Makurdi, Benue state, to assess the damage caused by flooding in the state.

He was accompanied by two ministers, Tunde Fashola and Audu Ogbeh. Mr. Ogbeh hails from the state.

They were received at Makurdi airstrip at about 2:00 p.m. by Governor Samuel Ortom,  members of the executive council and elder statesmen.

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They immediately took them on a tour of the disaster areas on the plains of River Benue in Makurdi.

They arrived the IDP camp at about 3:45 p.m., where the vice president inspected the situation of those taking shelter there.