By Najem Francis, Sokoto
Former Sokoto Governor, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, has described the collapse of a section of a building in his residence at Gawon Nama area of Sokoto on Sunday as an act of God.
This was contained in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Bashir Rabe Mani, which was issued to newsmen in Sokoto on Sunday night.
The statement quoted Senator Wamakko who represents the Sokoto North Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the National Assembly as expressing gratitude to the Almighty Allah for His mercies.
According to the statement, the affected building was unoccupied and was undergoing renovation at the time of the incident.
The statement further assured that there was no loss of life and that nobody was injured as the affected building was empty of human beings at the time of the incident.
”The good people of the state should however continue to fervently pray to prevent the recurrence of such incidents,” Senator Wamakko was quoted as saying shortly after inspecting the affected section of the building.