N’Assembly Northern Lawmakers Donate N45m to Victims of Kaduna Bombing

Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja 

Members of the Northern Caucus of the House of Representatives have donated the sum of N45 million to the victims of military bombing in Tudun Biri community of Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The military accidental airstrike on villagers celebrating Maulud had killed 126 people and injured several others. 

The Northern Caucus also promised  to provide for various developmental project ranging  from the provision of health care facility, blocks of classrooms, water boreholes and a community town hall worth N350 million to support the Federal Government efforts in rebuilding the community.

The Chairman of the Caucus, Hon. Alhassan Doguwa, in a statement issued Monday, condemned in the strongest terms, the recent  incident that occurred at Tudun Biri community of IGABI LGA of Kaduna State.

The caucus also decried the various attacks by bandits and other criminal elements.

It, however, commended the commitment of the Nigerian military and other security agencies for their patriotic commitments to combat the upsurge of insurgency, banditry and other criminal activities that plagued some parts of the country.

The caucus commended the President Bola Tinubu-led Federal Government for promptly reaching out to victims and for taking charge of the victims’ welfare.

The caucus further appreciated the government’s intention to rebuild the ill-petted community. 

It, therefore, resolved to pay a condolence visit to commiserate with the government, the leaders of Tudun Biri community, Monday 11th December, 2023.

Doguwa said the visit was aimed at securing first hand insights of what actually transpired and enable it to garner useful information with a view to forestalling future occurrence.

“Finally, the caucus has announced a monitory donation of Mr Speaker and that of the Northern Regional Caucus of the Federal House of Representatives amounting to the sum of 45 million Naira Cash,” it said.

The caucus pledged to follow up with the Federal Government to ensure appropriate compensations for the victims and the community as promised by the Federal Government. 

It also assured the community of providing the legal framework for compensation for families of the deceased.

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