Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni has commiserated with the families of five persons who died from building collapse following heavy rainstorm in Damaturu yesterday.
Buni, on Tuesday, in a statement by his spokesperson Mamman Mohammed, described the incident as sad and unfortunate.
“It is very sad to lose the victims in this very unfortunate natural disaster but that is the time decreed by the Almighty.
“We pray to Allah (SWT) to forgive their shortcomings and to grant their families the fortitude to bear the loss”, Governor Buni prayed.
The Governor also sympathized with those who sustained injuries and prayed for their quick recovery, directing the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to ensure treatment of those who sustained various degrees of injuries and to provide the victims with emergency relief materials to cushion their hardships.