Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has commiserated with the victims of the recent fire outbreak in a major market in Maiduguri, Borno.
He conveyed his message in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Ola Awoniyi, in Abuja on Sunday.
Various shops and other properties were damaged in the fire incident at Kasuwar Jagol, a popular mobile phone market in the city.
Ahmed sympathized with the state government, the traders and the artisans, who saw their valuables perish during the incident.
He also praised the personnel of the state fire service for their quick intervention to help the situation.
He then urged the government and other charitable Nigerians to provide support for the victims to assist with their fast recovery from the disaster.
Way to go.
Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan is a Nigerian senator who represents the All Progressive Congress in the Yobe North Constituency of Yobe State. He became a senator in 2007. In 2019, he emerged the new Senate President of the 9th National Assembly with 79 votes cast to beat Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume with 28 votes.
Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan born (1959) was a lecturer with a Nigeria federal university of Maiduguri, Borno North-Eastern state and a politician and senator now the president of the Nigerian senate. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography from the University of Maiduguri in 1984. a Master’s degree in Remote Sensing from the Ahmadu Bello University and a Doctorate degree in Remote Sensing/GIS from Cranfield University, UK, in 1990 and 1996 respectively.
Elected to the House of Representatives for the northern state of Yobe in 1999, at different times Lawan chaired the House Committees on education and agriculture.
After meeting with the Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, June 6, 2019, Senator Danjuma Goje stepped down for Senator Lawan from the Senate Presidency race. On June 11, 2019, Senator Ahmed Lawan of APC was elected and sworn in as the Senate President of the Nigerian 9th Assembly, after defeating his opponent, Senator Ali Ndume who is also an APC Senator. Senator Ahmed Lawan defeated his opponent with 79 votes to 28.
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