Senate President donates N8m to victims of Yobe market fire disaster



President of the Senate, , on Friday, donated the sum of N8 million to victims of the Yan Harawa market fire disaster in Yobe State.

In a statement Ezrel Tabiowo, his Special on Press, Lawan made the donation when he paid a to the market in Gashua, Bade Local Government Area of Yobe State.

During the , Lawan appealed to the leaders of the Yan Harawa market association to ensure that all victims of the fire incident benefitted equally from monetary donations, irrespective of party affiliation.

He also assured that the Federal Government through the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) would also support victims of the fire incident.

“I hereby donate the sum of N8 million naira. Please, it should be shared equally to all victims affected the market fire disaster.

“Whatever donations you receive, make sure it is shared to all those who are affected irrespective of whatever political party they belong to.

“I pray that may we continue to experience peace in this , and also in Yobe State and Nigeria”, the Senate President said. (NAN)