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Bauchi Windstorm Disaster: Atiku Donates N10m to Victims

Atiku Abubakar, former Nigeria Vice President, donated the sum of N10 million  to the victims of windstorm that recently wrecked  havoc in Bauchi State.

Report have it that more than 8 persons were killed, also hundred millions of Naira worth property were destroyed in the windstorm in some part of Bauchi metropolis on June 16, 2018.
 Bauchi Windstorm Disaster: Atiku Donates N10m to Victims

At the palace of the Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwan Suleiman, the formal vice president announced the donation when he visited Bauchi to commiserate with the people and government of the state over the disaster.
He explian that his visit is to commiserate with the people of the state was almost halted because he had issue with the aircraft that was to bring him.
“I am happy that I am able to made the visit today to Bauchi because I am determine to come here to symphatise  with you over the havoc. I pray for the repose of the souls of the dead and those who lost their properties. I came with N10m for the victims and I pray for God to forestall such occurrence in the future,” he said.
He responded, that the Emir of Bauchi appreciated the former vice president for the visit, saying that the gesture was a demonstration of his love to the people of the state.
The traditional ruler stated that even though Atiku was unable to come as planned previously, the Emirate had always received his goodwill message.
“We deeply appreciate your support and love of the people of Bauchi. All we can say is that the windstorm and the fire that engulfed the market in Azare are trials from God and we pray that such will not happen again,” the Emir stated.
He assured the former vice president that the donation will reach the victims through the committee set up by the state government.

The state Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Hamza Akoshi Akuyam, in his vote of thanks appreciated the vice president and members of his entourage for the visit, saying the gesture was timely.

Atiku and his entourage also moved to Azare to sympathies with the people, over the fire outbreak that destroyed  more than a thousand shops in Azare market.

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