AMAC Chairman Promises Support For Victims Of Karu Market Fire

AMAC Chairman Promises Support For Victims Of Karu Market Fire

FIC Report (Abuja) – Hon. Christopher Zakka Maikalangu, the Executive Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), visited the Karu Community market which had been razed down by a fire the previous night on Friday the 28th of June, 2024.

Penultimate night, fire outbreak in Karu market razed down stores and shops with goods and properties worth millions of naira leaving the owners devastated.

The AMAC chairman accompanied by the Speaker of AMAC, Hon. Mathew Yari, the PDP AMAC Party Chairman, Chief Godibeg Egbe, and other stakeholders, Maikalangu pledged a relief package to help the affected traders recover from their losses.

In a statement by Mr. Kingsley Madaki, Senior Special Assistant for Media and Public Affairs to the Executive Chairman of AMAC, Maikalangu mentioned that he would instruct the Council’s Emergency Management team to promptly assess the damage at the market.

He expressed his condolences to the community and assured them that the government will do its best to provide support.

Maikalangu expressed gratitude that no lives were lost in the fire and praised the immediate response of the State Fire Service not failing to acknowledge the efforts of the security agencies and promising a thorough evaluation of the damage by the Council’s Emergency Management team.

He said, “the fire, which erupted the previous night, destroyed numerous shops and properties worth millions of naira. “It was a great loss of property and livelihood, though we thank God that no life was lost “.

“We were able to respond quickly, and the FCT Fire Service officials arrived on time to control the fire, although regrettably, some damage had already occurred.”

Maikalangu expressed his appreciation to everyone who contributed to the swift response to the unfortunate incident during his tour of the vicinity also assuring victims of the Council’s commitment to providing relief and helping the affected traders rebuild their businesses.