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Tinubu/Shettima’s wives, APC women donate N20m, relief materials to Yobe flood victims


The women wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by wives of the party’s presidential candidate and his running mate, Sen Oluremi Tinubu and Hajiya Fatima Shettima, has donated N20 million, foodstuff and clothing to victims of flood disaster in Yobe state.

Sen Remi Tinubu said the gesture was to cushion the hardship suffered by victims of the natural disaster.

She stated this when she and Fatima Kashim Shetimma led a high powered delegation, including wives of Zamfara and Kogi state governors to the state.

The team also paid courtesy visit on Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, and the Emir of Damaturu, Alhaji Shehu Hashimi Umar El-Kanemi.

Sen Tinubu told governor Buni that they were in the state to commiserate with the people of the state over the flood disaster that ravaged many communities across the state.

She said, “We are in Yobe state to sympathise and  deliver relief materials to the victims of the recent flood disaster that affected many parts of the state.”

She commended Yobe State government for managing the disaster through early response and providing succour to the victims.

Responding, Governor Buni commended the wives of the APC presidential and vice presidential candidates for visiting the state and identifying with the people of the state.

“Your visit today gives the people of Yobe state a sense of belonging at such a critical trying moment.

“On behalf of the good people of Yobe state, l sincerely thank and appreciate your goodwill and generous donation to the people of the state,” Buni said.

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