FGN announces thorough investigation of Kaduna bombing


The military error attack that claimed the lives of several persons including women and children in Tudun Biri village in Igabi Local Government of Kaduna State continues to generate varied comments from members of the public.

The ministrr of defence, Badaru Abubakar was quoted saying the situation presents a delicate balance.that requires thorough investigation to ensure that those responsible bear the consequences of their mistakes and at the same time the Nigerian Army is no demoralize.Striking the right balance is crucial for maintaining operational effectiveness

But the Federal Government has announced its intention to work alongside the Kaduna State Government in offering compensation to those affected by the recent bombing in Kaduna.

Badaru Abubakar, in an interview with BBC Hausa, confirmed that an investigation into the bombing is ongoing.,emphasizing that the government’s commitment to assisting those receiving medical treatment.

The minister assured that those responsible for the bombing would be held accountable and face the full extent of legal consequences for their actions.

He said, “We are deeply saddened by the occurrence of this incident. May Allah forgive those who died and grant them Jannah.

“Indeed, we have suffered a great loss, we have confirmed that it was the Nigerian Army who was responsible for this incident. They have told us that it was a mistake, but a thorough investigation will be conducted to determine the exact details of what happened and how to prevent similar incidents from happening in the future.

“We are grateful to the Kaduna State Government for their swift response to this incident. They have already hospitalised the victims and promised to work with us to provide compensation, I heard this on the radio.

“Although there has been no formal communication between us yet, we are working on a statement and we will determine how to support the families of the deceased.”

The minister further said that a thorough investigation would identify those responsible for the error, but it was important to avoid actions that could demoralize the army.

He said, “While security and war operations are inherently complex and demanding, a thorough investigation will identify those responsible for this error. Holding them accountable is necessary to ensure future success.


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