Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Security Update: Three Corpses Recovered In Kaura, Zangon Kataf LGAs, As Security Agencies Visit Injured Victims In Jos, Kafanchan

Following the weekend attacks in Madamai and Kacecere villages of Kaura and Zangon Kataf local government areas, security agencies on Tuesday recovered three more corpses. 
According to the security agencies, two corpses were recovered in Madamai while one was found in Kacecere. The search-and-rescue operation is still in progress and the government will continue to update the public. 
In a related development, officials of Kaduna State Government and senior security personnel drawn from the Military, Police and Department of State Services on Tuesday visited injured victims of last weekend's attacks in Kaura and Zangon Kataf local government areas. 
The delegation which was led by the Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, visited Jos, Plateau State as well as Kafanchan where some of the injured are receiving medical attention. 
At the Bingham Univerity Teaching Hospital, Jos, Aruwan who met with the Chief Medical Director, Prof. Stephen Ajen Anzaku after visiting the survivors, conveyed the appreciation of Governor Nasir El-Rufai. 

Speaking on behalf of the Governor, the Commissioner assured Prof. Anzaku of the government's active concern for the Madamai victims. He conveyed the Governor's deep gratitude for the prompt care and attention given, and implored the hospital to continue to give all required, as the Kaduna State Government would bear the full cost. 

Prof. Anzaku in his response assured the government that the hospital will do its best for the victims considering their situation. 

At the Patrick Yakowa Memorial Hospital, Kafanchan, where survivors of the attack at Kacecere village of Zangon Kataf local government are receiving treatment, the Commissioner conveyed the government's concern over the unfortunate incident and also assured them that government will bear the cost of their treatment.

He thanked the hospital for giving attention to the injured, and commended the management and staff for their sacrifices. 

The delegation was informed that other survivors had been referred to Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna.

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