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Yobe terror victims receive free medical care

26 August 2015, 12:06

Yobe - Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has ordered that injured victims of the twin suicide bombings in the state be given free treatment at the Sani Abatcha Specialist Hospital.

Scores were injured after an explosion that claimed the lives of six people in Damaturu, the state capital.

Abdullahi Bego, Director of Press Affairs to Gaidam, said had been briefed about the explosions.

“Once again, His Excellency Governor Gaidam is heartbroken. Once again, he mourns with the families of victims of these callous, senseless and condemnable attacks,” said Bego.

Also read: Yobe blast: Pregnant woman among the deceased

“At this time of so much sadness, therefore, His Excellency Governor Gaidam expresses his heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the families of victims. He prays Almighty Allah (SWT) to grant repose to the souls of those who died and quick recovery to those who sustained injuries.

“Already, the Governor has directed that injured victims be given quick and free treatment at the Sani Abatcha Specialist Hospital, where they have been taken for medical care.”

And in line with the governor’s directive, Hospital and State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) officials are at this time doing everything necessary to provide the assistance and support that the victims need.”

Gaidam meanwhile urged people across Yobe State to continue in the traditions of vigilance, prayers and support to security agencies as they pushed on with their efforts to rid the state of the violence that has caused pain and death.

- CAJ News


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