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Dangote donates N500m to Kano market fire victims

Business mogul and Chairman of the Appeal Fund Raising Committee for victims of fire incidents in Kano markets, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, yesterday presented a cheque of N500 million to the committee.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, who received the cheque at the Government House, said the committee raised about N1.2 billion for the victims.

He said the Judicial Commission of Enquiry raised to assess the cost of damages ascertained the number of traders affected, and the extent of damages

Ganduje assured the traders that disbursement will begin soon.

He added that President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a delegation to conduct a survey on the installation of solar panels in Sabon Gari market, a project partnering the government.

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