In the aftermath of the Bauchi bombing and recent mass killings in Kaduna, Reuben Abati, Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, has released a statement on behalf of the president, condemning the tragic events.
Here is the statement, as reported by Premium Times:
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan condemns Friday night’s bombing in the Bayan Gari area of Bauchi State and the recent mass killings in Southern Kaduna.
The President commiserates with all the families who lost loved ones in the heinous attacks and extends his heartfelt sympathies to all those who suffered injuries or lost their properties during the wanton assaults on Bauchi and Kaduna States.
President Jonathan reassures the people of Bauchi and Kaduna States that the Federal Government will continue to take all necessary action to apprehend the perpetrators of the dastardly attacks and restore the fullest possible security to all parts of the country.
The President directs all relevant federal government agencies to continue to speedily make emergency medical and relief assistance available to all those who were either injured or displaced by recent bombings and attacks.
He urges all Nigerians to give maximum support and cooperation to the Armed Forces and security agencies who continue to work incessantly to end the menace of insecurity in the country within the shortest possible time.
Special Adviser to President
(Media & Publicity)
June 29, 2014