Katsina Gov’t Constitutes Committee To Investigate Market Fire Incident
The Katsina State Central Market, Governor Aminu Bello Masari has constituted a committee to investigate the cause of the inferno and make recommendations to the state government.
The Governor disclosed this when he received the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouq Umar, at the Government House on Sunday.
According to him, the committee would investigate the remote and immediate causes of the fire disaster as well as advice the government on ways to prevent such unfortunate in the future.
The emir, alongside other top traditional rulers and chieftaincy tittle holders within the ancient emirate, were at the Government House on sympathy visit to Governor Masari, the state government and traders over the market inferno.
He said the committee would also assess the extent of the damages wrought by the incident, numbers of victims and make recommendations on how to forestall future occurrence.
The governor, who did not mention the membership of the committee, said government would do everything humanly possible to improve the standard of the market and assist the affected traders in order to assuage their plight.
Earlier, Alhaji Umar expressed shock over the incident and called on the state government and the affected traders to accept the fire incident as the will of God.