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The Senator Representing Adamawa Central Senatorial District Senator Aminu Iya Abbas has donated N3 million alongside Member Representing Gombi Hong Federal Constituency Rt. Hon. James Barka to victims of the recent fire outbreak at Gombi New market in Adamawa State.

The National Assembly lawmakers announced the donation during a sympathy visit to the victims of the inferno in Gombi Saturday.

Iya Abbas who addressed the victims and other stakeholders in the area, said that the magnitude of the inferno would impact negatively on economic lives of the affected persons.

“We are so much concerned about the unfortunate incident; this is the reason why we are here personally to see for ourselves for further action.

”We shall also present the issue to relevant agencies for the urgent assistance to victims of the disaster,” he said.

Senator Abbas prayed God to prevent future occurrence and replace what the victims lost.

Responding, the leaders of the New Gombi Market who received the federal lawmakers on behalf of the victims commended the senator and the Reps member for the gesture and assured them that the money would be used judiciously for the purpose it was donated.

Senator Iya Abbas alongside the Reps Barka had earlier paid a visit to the district head palace of Guyaku Alh Usman S Fada to sympathize with him him and the people of Gombi local government area, central zone and the state as a whole.

Usman Umar Sahabi.