The government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador was pointed out by Senator Julen Rementería del Puerto (PAN) as responsible for the floods that affected Tabasco populations, particularly Chontales, when the rivers overflowed due to the outlet of the Peñitas dam.
Based on information from the National Water Commission (Conagua), the PAN legislator accused that in the two years of the government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador there has been an omission in carrying out de-silting works of the rivers whose overflowing flow covered communities where one resides. estimated population of 115 thousand people.
Rementería del Puerto said that on November 9, López Obrador blamed the disaster in Tabasco on previous governments that did not carry out de-silting tasks in the rivers of that entity.
The PAN senator asked Conagua, through the mechanisms for access to public information, for the contracts signed from 2017 to 2020 to clean the San Pedro, De la Sierra, Usumacinta, Grijalva, Puxcatán, Samaria and Tulijá rivers.
The answer he got was that there was only one contract in fiscal 2018.
“This government has not done any cleaning and cleaning work; It is time for me to take responsibility and to be able to respond to the people, ”he said in a video posted on his social networks.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador must “stop blaming, as he did before the severe floods in Tabasco, instead of attending and responding,” he said.
The disaster in Tabasco, “President, it is your responsibility, your government; fulfill the Mexicans, they elected you to govern, not to distribute blame, “he said.