Senate President visits flood, fire victims in Yobe

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Senate President, Ahmed Lawan

The Senate President, Dr Ahmed Lawan, has visited six local government councils in Yobe to sympathise with fire and  flood victims as well as meet with his party members.

During the visit, Lawan donated five million naira to the fire outbreak victims in Nguru central market where properties worth millions of naira were destroyed.

He also promised to provide more support to flood victims in other local government areas.

The Senate President promised to empower youths and provide more scholarships to students, whom he said, had vital roles to play in the growth of their communities.

The Emir of Nguru, Alhaji Mustapha Ibn-Kyari,  had earlier conferred traditional title of “Mukkadam of Nguru” on the Senate President.

The Yobe flood left several homes destroyed and thousands displaced.