Senator Ndume Pays Sympathy Visit To Victims of Monday Market inferno, Donates N10 Million
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
The Senator representing Southern Borno at the red chamber ,Senator Mohammed Ndume has during the weekend paid a sympathy visit to the victims of Maiduguri Monday market fire outbreak and donated the sum of N10 million .
The fire incident had destroyed 12,998 shops and property worth billions of Naira.
Senator Ndume who led the people of southern Borno to sympathise with management of Monday Market and the traders whose goods were lost to the fire outbreak presented the cheque of N10 million to the General Manager of the Monday Market, Barrister Mustapha Loskuri.
The Senator said “We are here to pay sympathy visit to the traders of the Monday market over the fire outbreak and present our token donation. Mr president has came and sympathised with you J hope the federal would contribute in the rebuilding of the Maiduguri.
Ndume while describing the fire incident as an act of God and call said ” this fire disaster an act of God, as believes you accept it in good faith the government of state have donated N1 billion for the rebuilding the market, many people have contributed on behalf of Southern Borno present our token donation to the victims of the inferno”.
Ndume who commended Governor Babagana Zulum for his prompt response and for setting aside N1 billion to kick start the rebuilding of the market called on the traders to come out en-mass to vote for Zulum come 11th March, 2023 Governorship and state House of Assembly elections for his commitments to the rebuilding of the market.
He urged cooperate organizations, individuals and well meaning Nigerians to assist the victims of Borno market inferno.
Receiving the Senator, the General Manager, Maiduguri Monday market, Barrister, Mustapha Loskuri thanked Senator Ndume for coming to sympathise with them over the inferno and prayed that Allah would reward him abundantly.
The General Manager, said ” 12,998 shops and property worth billions of Naira were destroyed in the fire outbreak..and called on well meaning Nigerians to come to the aid of the traders, as they lost their livelihood, many of them had to come out the market before they find what to eat with their families “.