December 12, (THEWILL) – Members of the northern caucus of the House of Representatives have condemned the erroneous bombing of Tudun Biri community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The leader of the caucus, Al Hassan Ado Doguwa, expressed this in a statement on Monday.
Doguwa commended the Tinubu-led federal government for promptly reaching out to victims and for taking charge of the victims’ welfare.
The statement stated, “The visit aims to secure first-hand insights into what actually transpired and enable the Caucus to gather useful information to forestall future occurrences.
“The Caucus commends the Tinubu-led federal government for promptly reaching out to victims and taking charge of the victims’ welfare.
“The Caucus further appreciates the government’s intention to rebuild this ill-fated community.
“The Caucus has pledged to follow up with the federal government to ensure appropriate compensations for the victims and the community, as promised by the federal government. The Caucus is poised to provide the legal framework for the compensation, and also ensure that families of those who were killed are adequately included in the compensation scheme.
“The Caucus appeals to the affected community and its leaders to remain calm and law-abiding while thanking the Government and Governor of Kaduna state for fulfilling their responsibility of protecting law and order in the state.
“The Northern caucus is to provide for various developmental projects ranging from the provision of health care facilities, blocks of classrooms, water boreholes and a community town hall worth N350m to support the Federal Government efforts in rebuilding the community.
“Finally, the Caucus has announced a monetary donation of 45 Million Naira in cash from Mr. Speaker and that of the Northern Regional Caucus of the Federal House of Representatives to the victims.”
In response, Kaduna State governor, Uba Sani expressed concerns over the perceived lack of coordination within the country’s security architecture, emphasising the necessity for a timely and thorough investigation into the incident..