Agaju Madugba, Katsina
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected in Katsina, tomorrow, on a one-day visit, to commiserate and condole with victims and families of those who died during the recent rainstorm in the state.
A statement by Governor Aminu Masari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Abdu Labaran Malumfashi, said although the governor has visited the affected areas, “president Buhari feels it is necessary for him to personally visit the affected places and meet the people, to extend his commiserations and condolences.
“The governor, therefore, requests the people to turn out en masse to welcome the President in the best tradition of Peace and Heritage for which Katsina State is famed.”
The Katsina State Emergency Management Agency confirmed six people were killed and several others injured during the rainstorm in Katsina metropolis and outskirts, on May 17. The storm which heralded the first rainfall of the year in Katsina, also destroyed a number of buildings especially at Kukah Gashua, Modoji, Shinkafi and Ambassador areas as well as at the Army Barracks on Jibia road and the Air Force Base at the Makera surbub.