President Buhari sympathizes with market fire victims

Ben Adam Shemang

President Muhammadu Buhari has sympathized with victims of the fire incidents in Sabon Gari Market, Kano State and Birnin Kebbi Central Market, Kebbi State, on Saturday.

According to the President’s Senior Special Assistant, Garba Shehu in a statement: “President Buhari shares in the pain of the victims knowing that the two fire incidents had created major setbacks for all those that had business outfits in the markets, thereby affecting the livelihood of their families and setting back economic activities in the states”.

The President advised the Kano and Kebbi State Governments to find out the immediate and remote causes of the fire disasters in order to forestall future occurrences.

Apart from investigations,, the aide said “President Buhari also calls for strict adherence to precautionary standards in buildings and operations of markets to avoid fire out breaks”.