Delta Govt to assist victims of Timber market fire disaster

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Delta Govt to assist victims of Timber market fire disaster
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State

By Festus Ahon – Asaba

Delta State Government has promised to assist victims of Anioma Building and Timber market fire disaster, sympathizing with victims of the fire disaster.

The State Commissioner, Bureau for Special Duties, Mr omamofe Pirah disclosed this in Asaba when he visited the market, along Asaba/Onitsha Expressway in the company of officials of the State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA.

While sympathizing with the traders on their losses, the Commissioner advised them to be more careful with electrical appliances to avert future occurrence.

He asked them to compile the names of victims for the government’s intervention.

Pirah who also visited the Umuezei axis of the state capital where another fire incident occurred, charged residents to desist from bush-burning especially during the harmattan season, adding that it could result in a disaster.

In another development, the…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper