Sat. Jul 11th, 2020



Reckless Military Driver kills two in Yobe

By Bashir Turawa

A military vehicle on Saturday crushed a Keke Napep in Damaturu which claimed the lives of two persons.

One of the victims was identified as Hussaina Baffa Bello, a pre-ND student of the Federal Polytechnic, Damaturu.

DPH NEWS gathered that the Brigade Commander 27 Task Force Brigade and the Commanding Officer 233 Tank Battalion have both visited and commiserated with families of the victims.

In a press release signed by the Director-General for Press Affairs to the Governor of Yobe State, Abdullahi Bego, the Governor prays for the repose of the souls of deceased victims and quick recovery for the injured.

“The governor prays Almighty Allah (SWT) to grant repose to the souls of those who died, fast recovery to those who sustained injuries and fortitude to bear the loss for families of the victims.”

He added that the governor has ordered for a liaison with the military to investigate the incident.

“His Excellency Governor Buni has directed the office of the acting Secretary to the State Government to liaise with the military in order to have full a investigation and ascertain how the accident happened and how such could be avoided in the future.”

According to the DG, governor Mai Mala Buni has also directed the Ministry of Health and Hospitals Management Board to grant the injured victims free medical care.

“The governor has also directed the state Ministry of Health and the Hospitals Management Board to ensure that those who sustained injuries are given access to free medical care.”

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