Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party’s nominee for president, gave N50 million to flood victims in Kantin Kwari, a well-known textile market in Kano.
According to SEMA, a flood caused by a downpour destroyed items worth over N200 million and affected over 200 stores.
Atiku announced his donation to the victims during a speech at the home of Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, who recently left the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP). He described Kano as a renowned commercial hub.
“Kano is a renown commercial centre that has its marks in the economy. “I wish to use this opportunity to console victims of the unfortunate flood that was necessitated by heavy down pour.
“I also wish to use this opportunity to donate the sum of N50 million to those affected by the unfortunate situation” he stated.
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