Rain Storm:Tambuwal directs SEMA to deliver relief materials to victims

By Ado Hassan, Sokoto
‎AN express directive has been issued to the Sokoto State Emergency Relief Agency(SEMA) by the State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal to urgently deliver relief materials to victims of rainstorm at Illela, Araba, Gati and surrounding villages in Illela local government area of the state.

The storm, which occurred last Friday night,  wrecked havoc, destroying houses, livestock and farm produce, rendering many families homeless.

Already, a government delegation, led by the Sokoto State Chairman of the ruling APC, Alhaji Usman Danmadami, has visited the affected villages to commiserate with the victims.

Speaking at the Palace of the District Head of Illela, Danmadami said government will work with local authorites to assist victims and ensure they are fully rehabilitated to enable the return to their normal activities.

He prayed to Allah to give all the victims strength in these trying moments, and assured that all efforts would be made to make them rebuild their lives.

The delegation later presented cash assistance to the victims.

In his remarks, Wakilin Sarkin Rafin Illela , Alhaji Sahabi Isa, thanked the Governor for his concern and to prayed Allah to reward him abundantly.

Others in the delegation were commissioner for Local Government and Community Development, Manir Dan’Iya, Government House Chief of Staff, Mukhtar Umar Magori, Special Adviser on Political Affairs, Ibrahim Magaji Gusau, State APC Treasurer, Mukhtar Bello Maigona and Director General of SEMA, Ibrahim Haliru Dingyadi.

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