Twenty five year old Abubakar Ahmed has received N1 million from the wife of Gombe State, Hajiya Adama Hassan Dankwambo, for surgery for multiple head injury he sustained in a motorcycle accident in Gombe town.
The victim’s mother, Mallama Kulu Amadu, who spoke to newsmen after receiving the money, said the accident affected Abubakar’s brain, and as such, he has been threatening her and other members of the family.
It was gathered that the undergraduate of Chemistry at the University of Maiduguri, sustained multiple skull fractures, and is expected to undergo surgery at the Usman Danfodio University Teaching Hospital in Sokoto.
An aide to the governor’s wife, Abubakar Bello, who handed over the money, called on well to do people in the state to assist the less privileged.
Also speaking, the Head of Social Welfare Department of the hospital, Adamu Abdu, said the hospital is burdened by similar cases of less privileged people with ailments requiring attention.