Updated: February 26, 2021
The speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, has called on God to intervene and prevent further natural disasters in the northern state of Bauchi.
Mr. Dogara was commiserating with the victims of the windstorm that wreaked havoc in Bauchi on Saturday.
While praying God Almighty to prevent future occurrence, Speaker Dogara said “on our part we shall do our best to provide succor to the victims within the shortest possible time”.
Tent blowing over in a windstorm!
In a statement, the speaker called on relevant Federal and state government agencies to quickly provide relief materials to the victims to alleviate their suffering.
“I am deeply touched and saddened by the news of yet another natural disaster in Bauchi and some towns and villages, which caused various degrees of injuries and destroyed several property in the affected areas.
“I also urge relevant government agencies to quickly move in and provide immediate assistance to the victims of this disaster and come up with necessary emergency preparedness and early warning mechanisms to mitigate the effects of such natural disasters”.
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