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Yobe premier bemoans escalating suicide bomb attacks

19 February 2015, 09:04Augustine Osayande

Abuja - Yobe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, has condemned the recent suicide bombing attack that killed 10 people at the Damaturu central motor park.

He expressed sadness at the escalating terror and called the people in the area to collaboration with security agents towards ending the wave of attacks.

Gaidam expressed regret over the attack and called on the people of the state to maintain absolute vigilance to eradicate if insurgency.

“By being vigilant, some of the incidences of the Boko Haram attacks that is currently bedeviling the northeastern part of the country will be minimized,” Gaidam said.

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The governor has visited victims of the bomb blast currently receiving treatment at the State Specialist Hospital in Damaturu.

State Commissioner of Health, Dr Mohammed Bello Kawuwa, who disclosed that 86 victims were brought to the hospital with various digress of injuries, conducted the visit.

He said said 10 of the victims urgently needed highly specialised care and were subsequently referred to the Medical Centre in Nguru. Some were later referred to Kano for more specialised care.

Kawuwa also said all those brought to the hospital were treated free in line with the policy of the present administration in the state.

The governor directed the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to take inventory of all losses to allow government take the necessary action towards compensation.

- CAJ News


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