By Egena Sunday Ode
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the fire in Katsina Central Market Monday morning which destroyed hundreds of shops and billions of Naira worth of wares.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
Reacting to the incident, President Buhari described the destruction visited by the fire as “horrific. I am extremely sad to hear the tragic news about the fire in Katsina market this morning. My thoughts are with those who lost their valued wares, and in some of the cases, entire savings. I have instructed concerned authorities to provide all possible assistance urgently,” the noted.