Presidential Delegation visits Madagali Bomb Blast victims

Governor Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State

A Presidential delegation led by the Special Adviser on Policy Development and Strategy, Alhaji Ibrahim Bapetel, visits Michika, Adamawa to console with government and victims of Madagali twin bomb blast.

Presenting drugs, consumables and money to the victims at Michika General Hospital on Tuesday, Bapetel said President Muhammadu Buhari was concern with their plight.

According to Bapetel, the president wants to assure you that his administration is committed to containing the insurgency.

“Mr president has received with deep shock, the news of the unfortunate incident and immediately directed me to come and commiserate with you, identify with your plight and assess your health condition.”

Receiving the items, the Principal Medical Officer of Michika General Hospital, Dr Tanko Bethuel, thanked the delegation and promised to utilise the drugs and other items donated judiciously.

Also briefing the delegation, Regimental Medical Officer of 115 Battalion Michika, Lt. Abdul Saliu, said that five patients out of the 76 admitted in the hospital had died.

According to him, the remaining ones are responding to treatment as eight of them have undergone major surgery.

The Chairman of Madagali Local Government, Alhaji Yusuf Mohammed, who also briefed the delegation, thanked them for the gesture.

Mohammed said that normalcy had returned to the area and the people were now going about their normal businesses.

Reacting, one of the victims of the blasts, Sajoh Buba, thanked the delegation for the support.

Buba also lauded other groups and organisations such as Military Medical Corps, NEMA and Red Cross for their support.