By Mohammed Dalah Lawan
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State, has commiserated with the families of five persons who died from building collapse following heavy rainstorm in Damaturu yesterday.
In a statement signed by his Director General Press and Media Affairs, Mamman Mohammed, Governor Buni described the incident as sad and unfortunate, said it is will of Almighty Allah.
“It is very sad loosing the victims in this very unfortunate natural disaster but that is the decreed time by the Almighty.
“We pray to Allah (SWT) to forgive their shortcomings and to grant their families the fortitude to bear the loss” Governor Buni prayed.
He also sympathised with those who sustained injuries and prayed for their quick recovery.
The governor directed the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to ensure treatment of those who sustained various degrees of injuries and to provide the victims with emergency relief materials to cushion their hardships.