Saturday, November 29, 2014

President Jonathan orders deployment of relief and medical aid to victims of Kano bomb blast

President Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has sent his condolences to the people and governmnet of Kano State and has ordered the immediate deployment of personnel and relief materials to the assist the blast victims.

The president also ordered a full scale investigation into bomb attacks on the Central Mosque in Kano that left over 200 killed and 150 injured on Friday.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.

"President Goodluck Jonathan commiserates with all the families who lost their loved ones.

"The President calls on relief agencies and medical personnel to deploy every possible effort to assist the injured.

"He also enjoins the general public to heed the call for the donation of blood by the hospitals where the injured are being treated.

"The President further directed the security agencies to launch a full scale investigation and to leave no stone unturned until all agents of terror undermining the right of every citizen to life and dignity, are tracked down and brought to justice.

"Terrorism in all its forms and manifestation is a despicable and unjustifiable threat to our society.

"Government will continue to take steps to put an end to the reprehensible acts of all groups and persons involved in acts of terrorism.''

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