BAUCHI – The Katagum Local Government in Bauchi State says the state government has approved N23 million as assistance to victims of a recent fire disaster in Azare in the council area.
This is contained in a statement by the council’s Information Officer, Yusuf Suleiman, and made available to journalists on Saturday in Bauchi.
The statement added that N5 million out of the money had been released to the victims while the balance would be paid in due course.
It said 59 victims had so far benefited from the assistance.(NAN)