Maiduguri market fire: APC donates N100m
The national Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu, on Friday paid a sympathy visit to Maiduguri during which he announced a donation of N100m from the APC headquarters.
The party’s national chairman, presented a cheque of N100m to support victims of Maiduguri Monday Market.
The market, said to be the largest in the northeast, was razed down on Sunday morning following intense fire outbreak.
“The party (APC) leadership will stand shoulder to shoulder with you in this trying time, Your Excellency. We are therefore donating N100m to support you in providing relief to the victims of the unfortunate fire incident that happened on Sunday”, APC Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu, said.
The party chairman was accompanied on the visit by Senator Abubakar Kyari, Deputy National Chairman (North), Amb. Usman Sarki, Special Adviser on Policy, Amb. Habib Habu, Special Adviser on Protocol and Programme and Nata’ala Keffi, Special Adviser on Media.
Governor Babagana Umara Zulum expressed gratitude to the chairman and his delegation for their visit to Borno and for empathizing with the people,
“Mr Chairman, I wish to, from the bottom of my heart, convey our deepest appreciation for this visit. We are indeed very grateful for your kind gesture of donating N100m to the victims. This amount will go a long way in alleviating the suffering of the victims”, Zulum said.
The governor gave the assurance of judicious utilization of all funds donated in cushioning the hardships faced by victims of the Monday Market disaster.