Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has donated N18.5 million to 185 indigenes of the state who were victims of the Shasha market mayhem in Ibadan.
Alhaji Garba Mohammed, Kano State Commissioner for Information, who led the state government delegation, gave each of the victims N100,000 on Tuesday in Ibadan.
Other members of the delegation were Alhaji Ibrahim Muktar, Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, and Alhaji Sanusi Muhammed, Commissioner for Education.
Mohammed said that the governor had directed them to visit the victims who were indigenes of Kano State to see how they are faring and how the state government could support them.
“We have about 185 people who are indigenes of Kano, affected by this unfortunate incident. We have made our calculations that each and every one of them will get a N100,000.
“Those of them who have gone to Kano, we will also see and discuss with the governor. We will identify them in Kano and give them the money,” he said.
He said that the delegation had interacted with the victims to know their pains and challenges, promising to inform the governor to relay such to his counterpart in Oyo State.
The commissioner who expressed sadness over the unfortunate incident called for synergy among the governors, as well as, security agencies.