By Ibrahim G. Ahmad
Gusau, – Zamfara Government has distributed fire extinguishers to the business community in Gusau Central Market as a proactive measure against fire outbreak.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the fire extinguishers were distributed by Gov. Bello Matawalle, represented by his Deputy, Hassan Nasiha, on Monday.
Matawalle said that his administration had given due consideration to business communities in the state, thus creating an enabling environment and business support across different strata.
He said that the provision of the fire extinguishers to the business communities was aimed at ensuring adequate protection of markets and business from fire outbreaks, especially during the approaching harmattan season.
The governor reiterated his administration’s commitment to continuing its support to activities that would enhance businesses, through which employment would be created for citizens of the state.
While urging the beneficiaries to make good use of the equipment, Matawalle also advised them to take precautionary measures to avert incidences of fire outbreaks.
Some of the beneficiaries, who spoke with NAN, commended the state government for the gesture, assuring that they would cautious over activities that might likely cause fire outbreak. (NAN)