Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has described the Katsina central market hearth catastrophe as a monumental tragedy unprecedented within the historical past of the state.
“The fireplace that gutted the central market was unprecedented. I visited the scene, the destruction brought on by the fireplace is an excessive amount of, I actually sympathize with the victims,” Masari advised newsmen on Monday after the fireplace was put out.
“This is without doubt one of the biggest losses I’ve ever seen in my life. We can’t assess or quantify the damages executed but till normalcy has returned,” he added.
Masari assured that the federal government would perform a radical investigation to find out the trigger, establish the victims and help them.
He sympathized with the merchants and prayed to Almighty Allah to compensate them.
Recall that lots of of outlets had been fully destroyed by the fireplace, which began at about 8am on Monday and took firefighters a number of hours to comprise.
Katsina market hearth: Monumental tragedy – Gov Masari reacts