President Muhammadu Buhari has despatched a strong delegation to Katsina State over the market hearth incident that destroyed items and property price billions of Naira throughout the week.
Buhari mentioned the delegation led by the Lawyer Basic of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami was to get a primary hand data on the extent of injury and focus on with the governments of Katsina and Zamfara on how his administration can help them.
Buhari, in keeping with a press release signed by Garba Shehu, his Spokesman, mentioned the Federal authorities will work with the States to help those that suffered loses within the devastating hearth incidents of their main markets.
In separate messages delivered by the Malami-led delegation in Katsina and Gusau, the 2 State capitals, Buhari expressed concern on the destruction of billions of Naira price of products and property within the inferno.
The President famous that the unlucky hearth incidents got here at a time when the consequences of COVID-19 on economies world wide had taken a toll on nearly all companies.
The President additionally famous that lots of the merchants had stocked wares in anticipation of the increase in gross sales within the interval of the upcoming Ramadan and the Sallah pageant that follows.
To ease the hardship and losses suffered, the President gave assurances that the federal government would do all that’s doable to help them.
The President mentioned he was desirous about working with them to avert a recurrence of such tragic incidents.
The Lawyer-Basic was accompanied Rauf Aregbesola, Maigari Dingyadi, Hadi Sirika, Sadiya Umar Faruk.
The Senior Particular Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu additionally accompanied the Ministers.
Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, had earlier described the fireplace which engulfed the state central market as a monumental tragedy unprecedented within the historical past of the state.
Lots of of outlets and property price billions of Naira had been fully razed by the fireplace, that was reported by DAILY POST on Monday.
DAILY POST additionally reported the same incident in Zamfara State the place the Tudun Wada Market in Gusau, the state capital was consumed by hearth ensuing to lack of many retailers and useful enterprise services.
Market hearth: Buhari sends high-powered delegation to Katsina, Zamfara