Kaduna Deputy Gov leads delegation to sympathise with victims of Army bomb attack


Following the tragic incident at Tudun Biri in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Deputy Governor Dr Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe led a delegation on a condolence visit on Tuesday and assured victims of government’s support.

Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner of the Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, said in a statement that Balarabe led a delegation of senior government officials and religious, traditional, and community leaders to condole the affected families.

“The Deputy Governor disclosed that the state government has established a committee comprising senior government officials, religious leaders, and representatives of the Nigerian Army to oversee mechanisms of compensation and other forms of government assistance to the victims,” the statement affirmed.

Dr Balarabe also disclosed that the injured victims have been evacuated to Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital, where they are receiving necessary medical attention.

According to the statement, she further said: “In response to the immediate needs of the affected community, the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has been directed to deliver relief items to support the victims, while the government takes responsibility for the medical care of the injured.”

The deputy governor was accompanied on the visit by the Secretary to the State Government, Abdulkadir Muazu Meyere; the Commissioner of Police Kaduna State Command, Musa Yusuf Garba; the Director of the Department of State Services (DSS), Abdul Enenche; Chairman of JNI Kaduna State chapter, Mohammed Shafiu Abdullahi; chairman of Fityanul Islam Kaduna State; and the District Head of Rigasa, Alhaji Aminu Idris, among others.

“Similarly, the Minister of State Defence, Bello Muhammad Matawalle, had led a delegation, comprising the Chief of Defence Staff, General CG Musa, Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General TA Lagbaja and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Dr Ibrahim Kana, on a condolence visit to the government and people of Kaduna State,” the statement further disclosed.

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