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The First Lady visits the reception centres for victims
The First Lady visits the reception centres for victims
The First Lady visits the reception centres for victims

The First Lady started her visit in the morning on Monday, June 25, 2018, to victims of torrential rain. In the morning she visited a reception centre located in riviera 3. Then in the afternoon, she visited another reception centre for victims located at Riviera les Rosiers programme 3.

During these visits, the First Lady was accompanied by several officials including Minister Koné Mariatou, Minister of Family, Child Protection and Solidarity, Minister of Home Affairs and Security, Sidiki Diakité, Minister Diakité Coty Souleymane, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Road Maintenance Fund.

The First Lady took the opportunity to congratulate the volunteers from Police Rescue headed by Mrs. Nathalie Coppeti for their swift response to the issue. She also offered to them (03) million CFA francs to continue their mission.

Mrs. Nathalie Coppeti, head of Police Rescue explained the type of assistance that was provided to victims of the torrential rain that fell on the District of Abidjan.

To the victims of la Riviera les Rosiers programme 3, the First Lady offered food, mattresses, cooking utensils and many other gifts. In addition, she offered five (5) million CFA francs, of which two (2) million CFA francs to women, two (2) million CFA francs to  youth committee and one (1) million CFA francs to traditional leaders.

 

 

This was a good occasion for victims to raise their concerns and thank the First lady and the President of the Republic for their swift response.

Mrs. Dominique Ouattara was keen to comfort and expresses her sympathy and support for the families of the victims and with the people who have been injured. She also recalled the measures taken by the government to help them. "We can not give you back what you lost. I understand your pain. We will continue to provide you with an adequate support. The President of the Republic wants you to know that he will do whatever it takes to prevent these disasters from happening in the country, "she said.

The mayor of Cocody N'Gouan Aka Mathias, also took the opportunity to reveal the actions undertaken by his city council to assist victims. Note that the First Lady will visit the victims of Attécoubé on Tuesday, July 26, 2018.