Eric Ikhilae, Abuja
The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has commiserated with the government and people of Kebbi State over the recent flood disaster experienced in some Local Government Areas.
Malami, in a statement by his media aide, Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu said he was touched by the unfortunate occurrence and assured that the Federal Government would come to the aid of the victims.
Part of the statement reads: “The Minister assured them of the Federal Government’s resolve to work closely with the State Government to provide immediate succour and palliatives to the victims.
“He (Malami) said the government has intensified more people-oriented initiatives programmes that will improve food production in the state and country at large preparatory to the dry season farming.
“The Minister extends his heartfelt condolence to the traditional leaders, especially the Emirs of Gwandu, Argungu, Zuru and Yauri over the massive loss of property and death of their subjects due to the flood.
“The Minister, who was deeply touched by the disaster, assured them that the Federal government will take all the necessary measures to forestall the future occurrences of the flood.”