Mubi attack: FG orders security beef up around markets, others
The Federal Government has ordered security agencies to beef up security in Mubi, Adamawa State and its environs.
They were directed to give special attention to markets and places of worship.
The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists on Tuesday night.
The security beef up was as a result of an attack on a mosque in Mubi.
Akande said the security agencies were also working to apprehend those behind the attack.
The statement read, “The Federal Government is shocked and outraged by the suicide bomb attacks on a Mosque and a Market in Mubi, Adamawa State, today, May 1, 2018. This desecration of a place of worship by criminals is tragic and condemnable.
“Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, expresses condolences to the victims and their families, and to the Government and people of Adamawa State.
“The Vice President has been in touch with the State Governor Bindow Umaru Jibrilla, and has also directed the National Emergency Management Agency to ensure the speedy and adequate provision of medical supplies and relief materials to the victims.
“He also expresses the gratitude of the Federal Government to the rescue workers and medical personnel who attended to the victims.
“Security agencies have been directed to immediately take steps to 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.”