Tinubu gives fresh order after bombing of civilians

President Bola Tinubu issues a directive for a thorough investigation into the incident.

President Bola Tinubu has ordered an investigation into the bombing of a village in Kaduna State.

Tinubu’s directive is contained in a statement by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, on Tuesday in Abuja.

Recall that many civilians at a religious gathering in a village at Tudun Biri in the Igabi Local Government Area of the state were bombed during the military air bombardment of the area.

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In the statement Tuesday, the president directed a thorough and comprehensive investigation into the incident and called for calm while the authorities looked into the mishap.

President Tinubu’s call for an investigation carries immense significance in the quest for truth and justice. A thorough inquiry is essential to uncover the circumstances leading to the airstrike, determine responsibility, and assess whether there were any lapses in intelligence or execution. The findings of the investigation will not only bring clarity to the Kaduna incident but also contribute to establishing safeguards to prevent similar tragedies in the future.

Beyond the investigation, there is an urgent need for humanitarian efforts to alleviate the suffering of those affected by the Kaduna airstrike. President Tinubu’s administration must work hand in hand with relevant agencies to provide immediate relief, medical assistance, and support to the affected community. It is a crucial aspect of demonstrating empathy and solidarity with the victims during this challenging time.

President Tinubu’s response to the Kaduna airstrike showcases his leadership in crisis management. By promptly ordering an investigation, he sends a clear message that the government is accountable to its citizens and is committed to addressing incidents that pose threats to national security and well-being. This decisive action is fundamental to maintaining public trust and confidence in the government’s ability to navigate challenging situations.

As the investigation into the Kaduna airstrike unfolds, the nation looks to President Tinubu and his administration to ensure accountability and justice prevail. The healing process for the affected community requires not only answers but also concrete actions to prevent future occurrences. The Kaduna incident serves as a stark reminder of the delicate balance between national security measures and the protection of civilian lives.

Ngelale said Tinubu also directed swift and comprehensive medical attention for surviving victims while praying for the repose of the souls of the deceased.

He added that the president sympathised with the families of the victims, the people, and the government of Kaduna State over the mishap.

”President Tinubu describes the incident as very unfortunate, disturbing, and painful, expressing indignation and grief over the tragic loss of Nigerian lives. (NAN)

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