Governor Buni Donates N100m To Victims Of Damaturu Market Fire Inferno 

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By Muhammad Maitela, Damaturu

The Yobe State Government, Hon. Mai Mala Buni has donated N100m to victims of the Damaturu phone market fire inferno.

In a statement signed by Gov. Buni Director General for Press and Media, Mamman Mohammed said governor announced this today when he visited the scene of the inferno to commiserate with the victims.

Gov. Buni described the fire disaster as very unfortunate and great loss to the individual victims and the state.

“It is most unfortunate that this disaster is happening now when our youth are trying to build their business ventures.

“Government will continue to assist you to recover your businesses, to generate more employment opportunities to our youths.” Governor Buni assured.

The governor directed the Secretary to the State Government to allocate shops to the victims at the newly constructed Ibrahim Gaidam modern market in Damaturu.

He also directed the state Ministry of Housing to evaluate the level of damage with a view to reconstruct the affected structures to the owners.

He called on the people to be vigilant and take proactive measures against possible causes of fire disaster both at home and business premises.

Thirty-three shops belonging to 157 shop owners and dependents at the Damaturu GSM market were today gutted by an early morning fire.


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