Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s candidate for the 2023 elections, extended a compassionate gesture by donating a sum of N5 million to the survivors of the unfortunate Tudun Biri error attacks in Kaduna State. Personally visiting those undergoing treatment at the Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital in Kaduna, Obi expressed his condolences to the affected individuals and their families.
During his visit, Obi emphasized the accidental nature of the bombing incident by the Nigerian Army in Tudun Biri village, Igabi Local Government of the state. He offered prayers for the souls of the departed, urging divine solace for their grieving families. Additionally, he invoked blessings for the swift recovery of the injured victims currently under medical care at the hospital.
Acknowledging the proactive intervention of the Kaduna State government in supporting the affected individuals, Obi expressed gratitude for their compassionate efforts. In a broader context, he underscored the importance of exercising extra caution in military operations, citing the alarming statistic of 16 mishaps and 485 lives lost since the commencement of the insurgency war in 2009.
While commending the dedication of the nation’s soldiers and security agencies during these challenging times, Obi called for a heightened sense of vigilance to prevent future occurrences. Emphasizing the need for a strategic reallocation of resources, he advocated for prioritizing critical and productive areas that would foster development and benefit the Nigerian populace.
In conclusion, Peter Obi reiterated the necessity of aligning national priorities with the goal of securing Nigeria, fostering a collective commitment to both caution and progress in the face of ongoing challenges.
IMAGE: Intel Region