President Jonathan Condemns Bauchi Bombing, Southern Kaduna Killings

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SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, (THEWILL) - President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned Friday night's bombing in the Bayan Gari area of Bauchi State and the recent mass killings in Southern Kaduna.

The President in a statement issued on Sunday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, also commiserated with all the families who lost loved ones in the heinous attacks and extended his heartfelt sympathies to all those who suffered injuries or lost their properties during the wanton assaults on Bauchi and Kaduna States.

President Jonathan reassured the people of Bauchi and Kaduna States that the Federal Government will continue to take all necessary action to apprehend the perpetrators of the dastardly attacks and restore the fullest possible security to all parts of the country.

He has therefore directed all relevant Federal Government agencies to continue to speedily make emergency medical and relief assistance available to all those who were either injured or displaced by recent bombings and attacks.

He also urged all Nigerians to give maximum support and cooperation to the Armed Forces and security agencies who continue to work incessantly to end the menace of insecurity in the country within the shortest possible time.