Bola Tinubu Donates N50million to Jigawa State Flood Victims

Bola Tinubu Donates N50million to Jigawa State Flood Victims

  • The recent flood victims in Jigawa state will get N50million from APC presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
  • Calling his donation a 'token', Tinubu said the money is just to relieve the victims and not to compensate them fully
  • He was accompanied to the northwest state by some APC chieftains including the party's national chairman

Dutse - All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has donated N50 million to victims of Jigawa flood.

The Nation newspaper reports that Tinubu announced the donation during paid a courtesy call on Jigawa governor, Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar in Dutse, at the Government House.

Tinubu speaking at Government House, Dutse during his donation. Photo credit: @OfficialABAT
Source: Twitter

He said:

“I’m here to commiserate with the government and people of the state especially the victims and those who lost their loved ones and belongings to the disaster.

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”The flood disaster is an act of God Almighty. This token is just to relieve the victims not compensate them.
“When we heard about the disaster and the level of damages, we made it necessary to come personally to commiserate with our brothers and sisters and identify with ourselves and show our concerns, togetherness and brotherhood.”

Responding, Abubakar thanked the presidential candidate for the visit and donation.

Tinubu visits Jigawa with prominent APC chieftains

Vanguard newspaper reports that Tinubu was accompanied on the visit by Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state and All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu.

Others on his entourage are the APC national women leader, Dr Betta Edu and ex-chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Malam Nuhu Ribadu, among others.

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Recall that Tinubu donated N50 million to the Niger government to help tackle the security challenges in the state.

He made the donation during a visit to the Government House in Minna where he was received by Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, on Thursday, January 20.

Tinubu was accompanied on the visit by some notable APC chieftains including Senator Abu Ibrahim and Hon. James Faleke.

Tinubu visits Zamfara state, donates N50million to victims of banditry had earlier reported that Tinubu donated the sum of N50million to families of victims of the killings in two local government areas of Zamfara state.

Tinubu who is popularly referred to as the national leader of the APC, made the donation on Thursday, January 13 when he paid a visit to the northwest state ravaged by banditry in the last few months.

At least, 58 people were reported killed around that period when bandits raided some villages in some local governments in the state.


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