The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Christopher Gwabin Musa, and the Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle, have visited the victims of the bombing accident at the Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital, where they are receiving treatment in Kaduna State.
It was gathered that the CDS and the Minister were received at the hospital by the Medical Director, Dr Shuaibu Musa.
The Minister of State for Defence, Matawalle, was cited to have said in a media interaction, “We are not going to relent in our actions because these criminals must be defeated by God’s grace.
“So, we are going to continue fighting the criminals till we succeed in fighting against banditry and other criminality in this country.”
Dr Shuaibu had disclosed that 71 persons were brought to the hospital, noting that one died last night.
According to the Medical Director, “So, we have a total of 71 patients that were brought in. Of these 71, one died last night. So, we have about 70 currently in admission.
“Most of them, we have stabilized, those that needed blood, we transfused. For those that needed surgery, emergency surgery, we did carry out the emergency surgeries and many of them are now stable and we are about to start discharging some of them that are even stable.
“Some of them with minor degrees of injuries may be discharged to the community.”
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