Adamawa suicide attacks tragic – Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed shock at Tuesday’s suicide attacks on a mosque and Market in Mubi, Adamawa State.
A statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President, Laolu Akande, said that desecration of a place of worship by criminals is tragic and condemnable.
“Osinbajo sent condolence messages to the victims and their families and to the government and people of Adamawa State,” the statement said.
According to the statement, the vice president has been in touch with the state Governor, Bindow Umaru Jibrilla, and has directed the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to ensure the speedy and adequate provision of medical supplies and relief materials to the victims.
He also expressed the Federal Government’s gratitude to the rescue workers and medical personnel who attended to the victims.
He said security agencies have been directed to immediately beef up security in Mubi and environs, especially markets and places of worship.
“The agencies are also working to apprehend the criminals behind this act and bring them to justice,” the statement added.