PDP governors donate N100m to Gusau market fire victims


The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Governors’ Forum has donated the sum of 100 million Naira to victims of the recent inferno that razed part of Tudun Wada Market in Gusau, Zamfara State Capital.

Sokoto State Governor, who is also Chairman of the Forum,  Aminu Tambuwal made the announcement when he led five other PDP governors to commiserate with the government and people of Zamfara State over the incident.

Tambuwal led the governors of Bauchi, Adamawa, Oyo, Rivers and Taraba States on the visit to the Government House Gusau.

He described the inferno as an act of God, saying the visit by the forum was arranged since the incident took place but that circumstances prevented them from making it then.

While announcing the donation of N100 million to the traders, Tambuwal cautioned politicians against using the fire incident to advance their political interests .

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle while responding, thanked the PDP governors for the visit, saying it was timely.

Part of the Tudun Wada market in Gusau, was on Sunday, March 21, gutted by fire with over 60 shops destroyed.


NAN/Confidence Okwuchi


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