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The Builsa Students Union (BUSU) has appealed to President John Agyekum Kufuor to come to the aid of victims of the Sandema rainstorm disaster which caused damage to some public and private properties.
The rainstorm caused severe damage to school buildings,houses and other properties, rendering people homeless and disrupting academic activities in the area.
The BUSU is an association of tertiary education students who hail from the Builsa District of the Upper East Region.
In a statement signed by its President, Joseph Apandiok, the BUSU appealed to President Kufuor through the Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Boniface Agambila, to institute what they termed a Rainstorm Committee in the Builsa District to assess the extent of damage caused by the rainstorm and also assist its victims
to alleviate their suffering.
It further appealed to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) as well as charitable individuals to come to the aid of the rainstom victims.
"The union on its part, wishes to appeal to all sons and daughters of the Builsa District who live within and outside the area to come to the aid of the victims so as to restore them to their positions in life", the statement said.
The BUSU commended the Member of Parliament (MP) for Builsa North, Mrs Agnes Chigabatia, the DCE for Builsa, the District PoliceCommand and assembly members in the area for their prompt responseand concern when the rainstorm hit Sandema.