President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Bauchi on a state visit
The President, during the visit will meet and condole with victims of the windstorm and fire disaster in the state.
President Buhari had earlier sent a delegation, headed by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, to Bauchi State following the windstorm and fire incident that occurred in the state last weekend.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu on Tuesday noted that eight persons were confirmed dead while 120 others sustained various degrees of injury following the windstorm which lasted for over an hour on Saturday.
Also, an estimated 1,505 houses were destroyed mainly in the state capital after the rainstorm disaster.
Also, Azare central market in Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State was on Sunday struck by a fire outbreak with a large portion of the market destroyed.
Shops numbering close to 800 were destroyed after the massive fire outbreak.
In an earlier message on Monday, President Buhari extended his deepest sympathies to the victims and families of devastating windstorm and the fire incidents.