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Borno Acting Gov, Kadafur Visits Victims Of Gwoza Suicide Attacks

  • Foot medical bills

By Inusa Ndahi, Maiduguri

BORNO State Acting Governor, Dr. Umar Usman Kadafur along with the Senator Representing Southern Borno, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, Member House of Representative, Gwoza/Chibok/ Damboa, Hon. Ahmed Jaha have visited State Specialist Hospital in Maiduguri where the injured victims of recent suicide Bombings in Gwoza town were receiving treatment.


The Acting Governor said yesterday that the visit is to sympathise with the victims and see how they are responding to treatment, adding that already, the state government have settled all their medical bills and is doing everything possible to see that adequate medical attention is given to the victims.

Kadafur while condemning the sad and unfortunate incident described it as an act of God and prayed for God to forestall future occurrence, and have mercy on those who died in the multiple explosions, as he wish those injured quick recovery.

Kadafur also said despite what has happened, the fight against insurgency and terrorism must continue, stressing out that the perpetrators have taken advantage of the laxity of vigilance by the people after relative peace is achieved.

He then appealed to the people to be more vigilant and report any suspicious movement or persons they notice in their area to security personnel so as to avoid similar occurrence of the incident.

The Acting governor and his entourage were later at the residence of some families of those who lost their lives and offered special prayers for the repose of the souls of the deceased.

As at the time of the visit to the State Specialist Hospital, it was gathered that, out of the 42 victims who were admitted in the Hospital, two died, while 16 were discharged, leaving about 24 others responding to treatment.

Recall that the Saturday latest blasts have killed over 30 people including the four women suicide bombers and their children, with over 100 injured.

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