Market Fire: Kebbi Governors Wife Meet Market Women In Birnin Kebbi
The wife of the Executive Governor, Dr Zainab Abubakar Atiku Bagudu met with members of the Market Women’s Association with regards to the inferno that occurred over the weekend in Birnin Kebbi.
The meeting occurred earlier today as Dr. Zainab commiserated with women and family members of the market stall owners. She appealed with them to exercise patience towards the committee that was setup by the Kebbi State Government to find the cause of the fire outbreak. She stated that the committee is also to implement resettlement strategies and also create preventative measures against such outbreaks in the future.
After listening to the plights and fears of the association, Dr. Zainab assured the women that she will ensure representation within the committee by women marketers. She linked the women to members of her team, Hajia Rukayya and Hajia Murja Faruk for follow up and direct links to the women affected for continued support in the interim.
The Chairman of the Market Traders Association, Alhaji Umaru Gwadangwaji commended Dr. Zainab, the Executive Governor and state government officials on their prompt response and quick setup of the committee that’s already hard at work. Responding on behalf of the women, the Chairperson Mrs Francisca Boniface thanked Dr. Zainab for her continued support and that of the government. Stating that the women know they have a mother with their interests close to her heart.
The wife of the Governor supported the women with food items which included bags of rice.