Ali Musa Biu
Women Wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) 2023 Presidential Campaign Team has visited victims of flood disaster in Damaturu the Yobe state capital.
Led by wife of the Presidential standard bearer of the party, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, the women made a cash donation of N20 million to the victims during the visit.
Speaking during the visit, Mrs Tinibu said, as mothets, they will continue to identify with victims of natural and man made disasters and will always lend a helping hand to the less fortunate.
The APC Women presidential campaign team was in Damaturu, she said to commiserate with them over the natural disaster that has destroyed their means of livelihoods.
Senator Tinubu while sympathizing with the victims also prayed that Almighty God averts a recurrence in the future.
She made a presentation of N20 million as support to 40 identified victims of the flood with each expected to have 50,000 naira as support to enable them to recapitalize the small-scale businesses that they were engaged in before the flood disaster.
Food and non-food items were also presented to the victims through the Yobe state government. Where the Governor of Yobe state, Alhaji Mai Mala Buni, appreciated the team for the visit and donations.
He stressed that the donated cash and food items will go a long way in bringing succour to the victims.
The Women’s campaign delegation which has the wife of the APC vice presidential candidate Hajiya Nana Shettima, as co-chair, also visited the palace of the Emir of Damaturu, Alhaji Shehu Hashimi Ibn El-Kenemi II, where they commiserate with the respected monarch over the recent demise of his son, Abba Sadiq Shehu Hashimi.
The women who flew in from Abuja landed at Maiduguri international airport before braving it by road to Damaturu on a trip that was about 135km long.