President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the fire in Katsina Central Market Monday morning which destroyed hundreds of shops and billions of Naira worth of wares.
Western Post reported that hundreds of shops were burnt to ashes following a fire outbreak at Katsina Central Market on Monday.
The fire started at around 8 a.m., on Monday, from some shops located at the centre of the market, before it spread to other parts.
however, the senior special assistant to the President, (Media & Publicity), Garba Shehu in a statement stated that Buhari described the destruction visited by the fire as “horrific.
He stated that, “I am extremely sad to hear the tragic news about the fire in Katsina market this morning.
“My thoughts are with those who lost their valued wares, and in some of the cases, entire savings. I have instructed concerned authorities to provide all possible assistance urgently.”