From Sani Gazas Chinade, Damaturu
Yobe State governor, Alhaji Mai Mala Buni has commiserated with the Emir of Fika and Chairman, Yobe State Council of Chiefs, Dr. Muhammadu Abali ibn Muhammadu Idrissa, over the unfortunate fire outbreak at his palace in Potiskum.
The governor, in a statement signed by his Director General Press Affairs and Media, Mamman Muhammad, described the fire outbreak that consumed one of the council chambers at the palace as a great loss to the Emir, the Emirate and the state entirely.
“l am deeply saddened by the sad news of the fire incident happened at the palace of His Highness, the Emir of Fika.
“However, we are all consoled and give thanks to Almighty Allah that no life was lost nor injuries recorded,” he said.
The governor asked the Emir to have faith that this was destined to happen at this moment and prayed that it never happens again.
Alhaji Buni also prayed to God to replenish assets lost at the Emir’s palace.