4th May, 2018
By Yunusa Abdullahi
About Five Thousand Bomb Detective Devices will be provided by the Adamawa State Government and distributed to the places of worship and markets in the state.
Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla stated this when he led a delegation of members of the state Executive Council to condoled and sympathised with the Emir and people of Mubi Emirate over the recent Twin Bomb attacks at Kasuwan Gwanjo in Mubi Town.
The Governor explained that community policing became necessary as places of worship and markets have become soft targets by the bombers, and called for vigilance on the part of the people to compliment efforts by security agents and described the act as unacceptable and barbaric and prayed for the soul of those killed .
While responding, the Emir of Mubi His Royal Highness Alhaji Abubakar Isa Ahmadu Appreciated the Governor for condolling sympathising with the people of his domain over the unfortunate incident.
The Royal Father had assured the Governor that efforts will be intensified to ensure that similar incident does not happen again in the area.
Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla also visited Mubi General Hospital where he appreciated the efforts of the management of the Hospital and expressed optimism that the remaining Victims would be given all the necessary medical attention by the Government.
While conducting the Governor round the hospital, the Principal Medical Officer Dr Ezra Sakawa informed the Governor that Twenty -Nine of the Victims died, while Fifty-six others are critically injured and are receiving medical attention at the hospital out of which Twenty -Seven were so far discharge.
According to the Principal medical officer, Thirteen of the Victims have been referred to the Federal Medical Centre, Yola who have various degrees of injuries. He also appreciated the efforts of the voluntary groups and other Non Governmental Organisations such as International Red Cross Committee and UNICEF for their prompt response to the Victims, and solicited government intervention to improve on potable drinking water at the Hospital.
Meanwhile, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have donated Drugs to the Victims of Mubi Bomb blast.
Presenting the items, the state Coordinator of NEMA Imam Abani Garki who represented the Director General Mustapha Maiha said the donation of the Drugs is to support the Victims of the blast as directed by the office the Vice-president .