President Muhammmadu Buhari has condoled with the government and people of Bauchi State over the windstorm disaster.
This was contained in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity Malam Garba Shehu, on Monday night.Shehu quoted Buhari as saying that the government and people of Nigeria stoodwith the state, as it struggled to manage the fallout of the double tragedy.
“Nigerians stand in solidarity with their fellow countrymen in this difficult time as they face the devastation with courage and fortitude.“As a fellow human being, I understand your pains and inconveniences as you struggle to pick up the pieces and rebuild your lost houses, schools, markets and places of worship. This is not something you bargained and we are powerless against the fury of nature.“
On behalf of myself and my administration, my heartgoes out to the victims of this disaster and I pray to God to replenish their losses,” he said.
SERIEZLOADED reports that about 30 people were feared dead, following heavy windstorm in Bauchi metropolis and environs late on Saturday.The storm, which wrecked the state capital, alsoaffected other towns and villages in the state.