WIKE PLEDGES N500M SUPPORT FOR VICTIMS, REBUILDING OF BURNT SOKOTO MARKET

Written by on January 21, 2021

GOVERNOR NYESOM WIKE HAVE ANNOUNCED A PLEDGE OF FIVE HUNDRED MILLION NAIRA (N500M) AS RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT SUPPORT TOWARDS REBUILDING THE SOKOTO CENTRAL MARKET GUTTED BY FIRE  AND TO ASSIST AFFECTED TRADERS TO GET BACK ON THEIR FEET.

WIKE, DURING A VISIT TO HIS SOKOTO STATE COUNTERPART, AMINU TAMBUWAL, EXPRESSED SADNESS OVER THE DEVASTATING FIRE THAT RAZED OVER 60 PER CENT OF THE 16000 SHOPS WITH GOODS WORTH BILLIONS OF NAIRA.

HE PLEDGED THAT THE GOVERNMENT OF RIVERS STATE WILL SUPPORT SOKOTO STATE TO REBUILD THE MARKET AND AMELIORATE THE PLIGHT OF THE TRADERS WITH N500 MILLION.


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