Deputy Governor leads government delegation to Tudun Biri for condolence, assures victims of support



...Receives Minister of Defence, Service Chiefs 

Following the tragic incident at Tudun Biri in Igabi Local Government Area, the Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Dr Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe, Tuesday led a delegation of senior government officials, religious leaders, traditional and community leaders to condole the affected families. 

This is contained in a statement by the Overseeing Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan issued in the state capital.

The statement stated that Dr Balarabe once again expressed heartfelt sympathies to the victims and their families, on behalf of the Government of Kaduna State.

The Deputy Governor said the state government has established a committee comprising senior government officials, religious leaders, and representatives of the Nigerian Army to oversee mechanisms of compensation and other forms of government assistance to the victims.

Dr. Balarabe also informed members that the injured victims have been evacuated to Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital, where they are receiving necessary medical attention.

In response to the immediate needs of the affected community, the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has been directed to deliver relief items to support the victims, while the Government takes responsibility for the medical care of the injured. 

The Deputy Governor was accompanied by the Secretary to the State Government, Abdulkadir Muazu Meyere, senior government officials, the Commissioner of Police Kaduna State Command Musa Yusuf Garba, the Director of the Department of State Services (DSS) Abdul Enenche, the Chairman of JNI Kaduna State chapter Mohammed Shafiu Abdullahi, the Chairman of Fityanul Islam Kaduna State, and the District Head of Rigasa, Alhaji Aminu Idris among others.

Similarly, the Minister of State Defence, Bello Muhammad Matawalle has led a delegation comprising the Chief of Defence Staff, General CG Musa, Chief of Army Staff Lt. General TA Lagbaja, and the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence, Dr. Ibrahim Kana on a condolence to the Government and People of Kaduna State.

The delegation was received by the Deputy Governor and senior government officials. 

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