The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, at the weekend made a donation of drugs to victims of multiple bomb blast that occurred in Gombe on Wednesday night.
Director General of the Agency, Sani Sidi, who presented the items, said the donation was part of Federal Government’s effort to alleviate suffering of the victims.
He later went round the hospitals where the victims were receiving treatment and expressed satisfaction over the way the victims were responding to treatment.
He appreciated the hospital management for their dedication to duty and commitment to the recovery of the victims and also commended the state government for releasing funds to take care of them and restated NEMA’s commitment to its duties, adding that, “the agency would within its powers ensure best practice of risk and emergency management in the country”.
He then urged the people of Gombe state to continue to pray against insurgency and to remain vigilant so as to avoid future occurrence.
Receiving the NEMA Boss to the state, Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo expressed the state government’s readiness to take care of the victims and urged citizens of the state to raise their security awareness level and continue to be security conscious as well as cooperate with security agencies in order to ensure more security in the state.
He said the state government on it’s part remained committed to securing the lives and properties of the people of the state.
Governor Dankwambo donated N2 million to the remaining 51 victims who are still receiving treatment in hospital, even as he went round to visit families of these who lost their lives as a result of the blasts.

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