In an unexpected show of love, three governors of All Progressives Congress (APC)-controlled states drove through the dangerous roads leading to Zamfara State to deliver a gift to the Zamfara counterpart:, They gave Governor Bello Matawalle N50 million for victims of the Gusau Market fire disaster.
Moved by the rare gesture, Matawalle appreciated theirkind gesture, and blurted out that his colleagues from his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have not done anything like APC Governors did.
He assured that their gesture will be reciprocated.
“This is a strategy from and by the APC and Zamfara as a no man’s land will continue to welcome you and we will not care what negative (comments( other people will say but we expect you to also extend our appreciation to our President Muhammadu Buhari.”
The Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum and Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu on Monday led a high powered delegation to Zamfara to commiserate with government and people of the state over the recent fire outbreak that engulfed parts of Tudun Wada Gusau Market.
The APC Governors Forum Chairman was accompanied by the governor of Yobe State and the Chairman of All Progressives Congress APC Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee Hon. Mai-Mala Buni and Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State.
Leader of the delegation, Governor Atiku Bagudu, said the delegation from the progressive governors forum was in the state to commiserate with the government and people of the state which was planned earlier than now.
He said, according to a statement by Matawallen’s spokesman, Yusuf Idris Gusau, the sad incident that happened at Tudun Wada Gusau Market affected the livelihood of the victims and business activities in the state, which they found necessary to show their concern and sympathy to the victims.
He said the team was in Katsina state where a similar sad incident took place. He prayed God to recompense the victims with more wealth.
Atiku commended and acknowledged the efforts of Governor Matawalle in ensuring the return of peace in the state and offered support and solidarity through a donation of N50 million to the victims.
The Progressives Governors called on the general public to be more careful in order to prevent a recurrence of the fire disaster..