Osinbajo Visits Gombe Bomb Blast Victims, Families [Photos]
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday commiserated with families and victims of the Gombe bomb attacks.
He said the Federal Government was committed to stamping out the activities of insurgents in the country.
Osinbajo said this in Gombe when he paid a condolence visit to families that lost their loved one to the Gombe central market twin blasts on Thursday.
Osinbajo said he was directed by President Mohammadu Buhari to commiserate with the people of Gombe over the incident.
“This morning when we paid the President Sallah homage, he asked me to come to Gombe to commiserate with the people, the Emir and governor of Gombe over the terrible incident that happened.
“He said I should let them know that we are with them; we heard about the death of men, women and children and we feel your pains.
“People should be rejoicing in celebration of Sallah but instead they are mourning; it is unfortunate,” he said.
Osinbajo said it was the duty of the government to protect the lives and properties of the citizenry.
“I salute the braveness of Gombe people. In spite of the unfortunate incident, they are still in the market
“This is because they know, it is only God that can protect them, men can only do their best,’’ he said.
Gov. Dankwambo, in his speech thanked Osinbajo for the visit, adding that the people of Gombe State were highly honoured with the gesture. more pics below: