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Borno state governor visits scene of multiple bomb attack, makes donation to victims (photos)

Borno state governor visits scene of multiple bomb attack, makes donation to victims (photos)

Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima on Friday, February 17, visited seven members of civilian JTF injured in multiple bombing on Maiduguri-Gamboru road.

Shettima made cash donations when he visited the victims at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, where they are being treated.

Borno bombing: Shettima visits, donates to victims, urges proper treatment

Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima, giving cash donation to one of the seven members of civilian JTF injured in the multiple bombing on Maiduguri-Gamboru road Photo credit: Borno state government

He urged the hospital management to provide proper treatment to the victims to ensure their speedy recovery.

Governor Shettima also visited the visited the scene of the multiple bomb attacks at Mafa local government area and directed those whose trucks were burnt to meet with their chairman, liase with their State House of Assembly member and come with full true details unfailingly to meet him afterwards.

Borno bombing: Shettima visits, donates to victims, urges proper treatment

The scene of the multiple bomb attacks at Mafa local government area in Borno state last night Photo credit: Borno state government

While at the scene, he commended the military for repelling the attacks.

There was tension around Maiduguri city in Borno when suspected Boko Haram terrorists detonated three powerful bombs in an attempt to attack an IDP camp.

According to multiple sources on Facebook living in the metropolis, the attack was carried out in the night on Thursday, February 16 when the terrorists tried to invade the newly constructed Customs House where IDPs from Mafa LGA are being camped.

Borno bombing: Shettima visits, donates to victims, urges proper treatment

Borno state governor, visited the scene of the multiple bomb attacks at Mafa local government area in Borno state Photo credit: Borno state government

They however met still resistance as soldiers engage them in a gun battle that lasted for an hour.

Meanwhile, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) spokesman Sani Datti in a statement in Maiduguri has confirmed that eight suspected female bombers were involved in the attack on Maiduguri-Gamboru road.

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He said that only the bombers were killed in the attack.

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Borno bombing: Shettima visits, donates to victims, urges proper treatment
Borno bombing: Shettima visits, donates to victims, urges proper treatment
Borno bombing: Shettima visits, donates to victims, urges proper treatment

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