The Talban Gombe while commiserating with the government and people of Bauchi State over the recent windstorm and Azare Market fire incidents also donated a trailer of rice, sugar and N10m to each of the two communities to reduce the effect of the disaster on the victims.
This was made known to EBONY HERALD in statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Junaidu Abubakar Usman on Tuesday.
The windstorm was said to have claimed many lives and destroyed several properties in Bauchi, while the inferno burned down over a thousand shops and small stalls in the popular market.
According to the statement, Dankwambo paid a condolence and sympathy visits to the Emirs of Bauchi and Katagum respectively.
In Bauchi, the Talban Gombe condoled with the Emir of Bauchi, Dr Rilwanu Suleimanu Adamu over the windstorm, which destroyed some areas of Bauchi to the detriment of many families and loss of properties worth several millions of naira.
In Azare, the Governor also sympathised with the Emir, Alhaji Baba Farouk Umar over the fire incident, which razed down shops and stalls in the popular Azare Market, thereby cutting the sources of livelihood of many families.
Dankwambo urges the victims to see the two incidents as an act of test from Allah and prayed to Allah to give the victims sustainable in their livelihood and the fortitude to bear their losses.
He further appealed to well-meaning individuals to come to the aid of the victims because according to him, it is the only way to demonstrate the unity and oneness of Nigeria and nothing given will be too little or too much.
On their parts, the Emir of Bauchi, Rilwanu Suleimanu Adamu thanked the Governor for the visit, saying whatever happens to Bauchi also affects Gombe because of the long history of togetherness between the two States. While the Emir of Katagum, Baba Umar Farouk commended the Governor for finding time to personally visit Azare to see things for himself having earlier sent a powerful government delegation to sympathise with the people of the Emirate over the unfortunate incidents.
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