President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has donated N8m to victims of the Yan Harawa market fire disaster.

Lawan made the donation on Friday when he visited to the market in Gashua, Bade Local Government Area of the state, according to a statement by his Special Assistant (Press), Ezrel Tabiowo.

The senate president, in the statement titled, ‘Yobe: Lawan donates N8m to victims of market fire disaster,’ appealed to the leaders of the market association to ensure that all victims of the fire incident benefit equally from monetary donations, irrespective of party affiliation.

“I hereby donate the sum of N8m. Please, it should be shared equally to all victims affected by the market fire disaster. Whatever donations you receive, make sure it is shared to all those who are affected irrespective of whatever political party they belong to,” the statement quoted Lawan as saying.