By Muhammad Mustapha Abdullahi
Kano Municipal Council has donated N2 million to victims of fire outbreak at Kurmi market which occurred over the weekend.
The chairman described the fire incident as a disaster which destroyed valuable properties worth million of naira especially in area of bookshops of the market.
Alfindiki who expressed his sympathy over the fire outbreak said the donation was to alleviate the sufferings of the victims to restart their day to day businesses.
The chairman thanked the Commissioner for Local Government Alhaji Murtala Sule Garo for the approval to donate the money as part of the measures to revive the economic activities in the market.
He also promised to rebuild the shops destroyed by the inferno to facilitate revival of business activities
He prayed to Almighty Allah to prevent future occurrence.
On part, Chairman of the market, Alhaji Ya’u Karas appreciated the gesture the council which would enable them to revive their businesses.
He urged the beneficiaries to use the donation appropriately.