Katsina Governor Donates N50M to Funtua Market Fire Victims, Calls for Preventive Measures

From Lateef Taiwo

Following the recent fire outbreaks at Funtua Central Market, Katsina State Governor, Malam Dikko Umaru Radda, donated the sum of N50 million to the affected victims to aid their recovery.

Governor Radda announced the donation while inspecting the fire-damaged herbal medicine section of the market yesterday,30th April, 2024.

The leadership of Funtua council and the Central Market led Governor Radda through the fire-damaged areas.

According to Governor Radda, the N50 million is not meant as compensation, but rather as financial aid to help the victims recover from their economic losses.

The Katsina Governor also directed the Funtua local council authorities to work together with the central market leadership to implement effective measures that would prevent future fire outbreaks.

While expressing sympathy for those affected, Governor Radda called for divine protection against future calamities. He further encouraged traders to regularly fulfill their “zakkat” obligations, This he said could contribute to their spiritual and financial well-being, potentially safeguarding them from such disasters.


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