Saraki Senate President donates N5m to Sabon Gari traders

Gaya announced the donation when he paid a courtesy visit to the Governor of Kano, Abdullahi Ganduje.

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The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has donated N5m to victims of the recent fire outbreak in Sabon Gari market, Kano state.

Speaking on behalf of Saraki, the Chairman, Senate committee on Works, Sen. Kabiru Gaya said “The Senate president was so much worried and concerned about the unfortunate incident; this is the reason why he asked me to represent him to bring the donation.

”We, the three senators from the state, will also sponsor a motion on the floor of the house for the urgent assistance of the Federal Government to victims of the disaster.”

Gaya announced the donation when he paid a courtesy visit to the Governor of Kano, Abdullahi Ganduje.

The Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has also called on Governor Ganduje to compensate Igbo traders who were affected by the recent fire incident in the Sabon Gari market.

No fewer than 100 suspected looters were arrested by security agents during fire outbreak which gutted the famous Sabon Gari market in Kano.

READ: Electricity company denies responsibility for Sabon Gari market fire

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, also commiserated with victims of the Sabon Gari market fire incident which razed over 3,800 shops. in Kano state.

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