Bauchi Governor Visits Bomb Site


Bauchi state Governor, Isa Yuguda yesterday visited the scene of suicide bombing in Yelwa describing the act as barbaric and man inhumanity to fellow men assuring that government will go after the perpetrators until they were brought to book declaring that his administration will rebuild the Harvest Field Church majorly affected by the blast as well as the Living Faith Church and other structures around the area that were damaged.

Isa Yuguda who was accompanied on the sympathy visit to the scene by the State CAN Chairman Revd Lawi Pokti as well as Bishop Oyedepo, General Overseer of the Living Faith Church worldwide lamented the monumental loss of lives and properties in the blast declaring that his administration will do everything humanly possible to bring succor to al those who lost their loved ones adding that his government has already picked up the medical bills of the injured.

The Governor further said that the actors were neither Christians nor Moslems because according to him none of the two religions preaches violence but peaceful coexistence and brothers keepers stressing that the time has come when all Nigerians will put aside all religious sentiments and join hands to fight all forms of terrorism in the country.

He added that his administration will continue to provide security for lives and properties of the people of the State irrespective of socio-political and or religious differences urging the people to be calm and go about their normal and legitimate businesses but report suspected characters to security operatives.

In his reaction, the Chairman of CAN in Bauchi, Revd Lawi Pokti commended Governor Isa Yuguda for visiting the scene of the blast saying that it shows that he is a good leader who is demonstrating good leadership quality assuring that the Christian Community wii continue to pray for peace in the state.



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