President Bola Tinubu today dispatched Vice President Kashim Shattima to visit the village in Kaduna State, where the Nigerian Army bombed citizens in error and left about 100 dead.
The President vowed that anyone found responsible for the bombing of Tudun Biri village, which resulted in the deaths of over 120 inhabitants, would face dire consequences.
Vice President Shettima made the statement today Thursday, December 7,.shortly after visiting the victims at Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital to offer condolences for the sad event.
Shettima said he had been sent by the President,.whom the VP said promised that all surviving victims would get excellent medical care.
According to him, the community would be the first community to be rebuilt under a new initiative.
He explained that the Federal Government remainded committed to the fight against banditry across the region.
He said: “President Bola Ahmed Tinubu sent us to commiserate with the people of Kaduna over the tragic incident. The calibre of people that are here with me is a testimony to how deeply touched the president was by the incident.
“The President was deeply touched by what happened we would like to assure the people and government of Kaduna State that the government will take measures to protect and preserve the interest of our nation.
“The victims will be taken well care of under the Fulako Initiative which will commence by this month and this community will be the first to be rebuilt in the North-West zone.
“All measures will be taken to ensure that future occurrences are averted. The government will go to the root of the issue and anyone found culpable will be punished accordingly.”