Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Tuesday, April 5, paid a visit to Governor Nasir El-Rufai in Kaduna state to commiserate with him and the people of the state over the recent train attack by terrorists. Tinubu announced the donation of N50 million to victims of the attack. The former governor of Lagos state was accompanied by Senator Kashim Shettima, Senator Abu Ibrahim and the former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.
He was received by Governor El-Rufai and Senators Uba Sani and Suleiman Abdu-Kwri at Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, the Kaduna State seat of power. Others on Tinubu’s entourage include the former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and Senator Abu Ibrahim.Tinubu described the train attack as a national disaster.
According to him everybody should be concerned about the attacks going on in Kaduna state which have claimed hundreds of lives and properties in recent times.
He also appealed to well-to-do Nigerians to support the Kaduna state government in addressing the humanitarian crises created by bandits attacks. In response, Governor El-Rufai thanked Tinubu for showing solidarity with the people of Kaduna State over the recent attack by cancelling his 70th birthday colloquium in honour of those killed. He also thanked Tinubu for his commitment to the unity and development of Nigeria. El-Rufai said he is aware of Tinubu’s presidential ambition, adding that Nigeria is presently at a cross-road, and must take difficult decisions to get the right leaders. Read more: https://www.legit.ng/nigeria/1464294-tinubu-visits-governor-el-rufai-donates-n50m-victims-kaduna-train-attack/