Sen Iya Abbas Donates N10m To Victims Of Yola Market Fire

The Senator Representing Adamawa Central Senatorial District, Rt. Hon. Aminu IYA Abbas, has donated the sum of N10million to the victims of fire disaster in Yola South main market.

Senator Iya Abbas, donated the money to victims when he visited the market on Thursday, to commiserate with the victims of the inferno.

He also pledge to install Solar mini grid to the market to provide electricity to businessmen and women if the state government completes rebuilding the market to ultra modern one.

The distinguished Senator sympathised with the affected traders, Yola South LGC and Adamawa State in general, explaining that he was out of the country on official assignment at the time of the incident.

He said though he had extended his words of comfort and sympathy them while he was away, he deemed it imperative to come in person and commiserate with them.

He told them that nobody can be able to compensate them on the damages they had incurred, saying that his visit was to enable him render his financial assistance to those affected to cushion the effect of hardship.

He applauded Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, for his promise to construct a befitting Morden market to end reoccurring fire disasters, assuring that only those operating businesses in the market will be allocated shops in the new market.

In his remarks, the Director General Iya Abbas 2023 Campaign Organisation, Alh. Usman Muhammed Kaura, stated that the Senator came to sympathise with them on the sad incident.

The DG told them that Senator Abbas is a credible leader who has the love of his electorate at heart and found it necessary to come an see them, saying that the Senator is equal to the tasks.

He used the opportunity and gave kudos to Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri for for his administration’s willingness to construct the market.

Also speaking, the PDP Candidate for House of Assembly for Yola South Constituency in 2023, Hon. Adamu Baba Mustapha, commended the Senator for the visit to bring succour to the victims, and described him as a leader par excellence.

In their vote of thanks, the Chairman Gamzaki Traders Association Northern Nigeria, Alh. Ibrahim Muhammed 86 and the Sarki Kasuwa Adamawa Alhaji Umaru Muhammad appreciated Senator Abbas for reaching out to them with the support and wish him a successful tenure.

Earlier, in his welcome address, the Chairman Traders Association Yola South Main Market, Ali Kachalla, thanked the Senator for conveying his condolence message to them at the time of the incident and for coming in person.

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