Some selected governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday, visited Zamfara State to condole with the government and the people, over the fire outbreak at Tudun Wada Central Market in the state.
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Atiku Bagudu, chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum and Kebbi governor, led two of his colleagues – APC Caretaker Committee Chairman and Yobe governor, Mai-Mala Buni, as well as governor Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa, to sympathise with governor Bello Matawalle at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital.
Bagudu noted that they were scheduled to have visited Zamfara before now.
He lamented that the fire incident that the fire incident in the market affected the livelihood of the victims and business activities in the state.
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According to the Kebbi governor, this informed the decision of the APC governors to show their concern and sympathy to the victims.
He commended and acknowledged Matawalle’s effort in ensuring the return of peace in the state, and announced the donation of N50 million to the victims of the fire incident on behalf of APC governors.
In his response, Matawalle commended the governors for travelling by road to demonstrate brotherliness and love, despite their political differences.
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He appreciated the gesture which he noted his colleagues from the PDP have not done, saying it would be reciprocated.
The governor assured his guests that Zamfara will continue to open its doors to the APC, not minding the reactions their visit would attract.
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