Gov Sani Orders Investigation Into Kaduna Village Bombing

The Kaduna State Governor,Senator Uba Sani has received the shocking news of the unintended loss of lives and injury of some Muslim faithfuls after a drone operation by the Nigerian Army on Sunday 3rd December 2023.The affected residents had gathered to mark Maulud festivities at Tudun Biri Community Igabi LGA.

In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Kaduna State Governor, Muhammad Lawal Shehu, Governor Uba Sani said that he had ordered a thorough investigation to forestall future occurrences, by immediately convening an emergency security meeting that had in attendance representatives of the Nigerian Army, the Commissioner of Police, Director of the Department of State Services, Chairman of JNI Kaduna State chapter.

“I have ordered immediate investigations into the tragic incident. We are determined to prevent a repeat of this tragedy and reassure our people that their protection would be prioritized in the sustained fight against terrorists, bandits and other criminal elements.

I have also directed the immediate evacuation of the injured to the Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital for emergency medical attention. The Government will be responsible for their treatment and related logistics.” Governor Sani said.

Additionally, while appealing for calm in the affected communities, Governor Sani stated that “search and rescue operations in the area are ongoing. The State Government has dispatched top government officials to the area to assess the situation, reach out to the families of the victims and advice the government on the immediate actions and measures to be taken to lessen the pains of the families of the victims.”

Governor Uba Sani on behalf of the people of Kaduna State has extended condolences to the families of the deceased and prayed for the total and speedy recovery of the injured who are currently receiving treatment at Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital.

“The Kaduna State Government regrets the loss of lives and remains committed in ensuring that residents continue to live and conduct their legitimate businesses without fear,” the Governor concluded.

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