By Zubairu Idris, Kano.
The presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has donated N50 million to the victims of flooding at Kantin-Kwari market in Kano.
He made the donation on Monday, in Kano at an event to receive ex-Kano State Governor, Sen. Ibrahim Shakarau, into the fold of the party from the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).
It was gathered that hundreds of shops were affected by the disaster.
Abubakar said: “We want to use this opportunity to sympathize with Kantin-Kwari market traders.
“We heard that flooding destroyed property at Kantin-Kwari today. Business is Kano what was established in and it is still sustaining the city.
“We are going to send our N50 million assistance to the victims,” he pledged.