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FG assures support to victims of Auno attacks

Honourable Minister @Sadiya_farouq visited Umaru Shehu Ultra-Modern Hospital, Maiduguri venue of a one-week free medical outreach by @officialNEDC in partnership with Prohealth International, @BornoGovt and West African College of Surgeons.

The Federal Government has promised to ameliorate the sufferings of the victims of Boko Haram attack in Auno on Sunday in Borno.

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar-Farouq, stated this on Thursday during a visit to Auno in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.

Umar-Farouq was accompanied by Maj.-Gen. Paul Tarfa (rtd.), Chairman of the North East Development Commission (NEDC), its Managing Director, Mohammed Alkali and Gajiya Kolo, Chairperson of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA).

She said the President was sad at the level of losses incurred by the people as a result of the unprovoked attack.

One of the scenes where Boko Haram attack and killed at least 30 people and abducted women and children in Auno town on a major highway in Borno State.

The Minister said that the government would rebuild all the destroyed homes and empower those who lost their means of livelihood with a view to providing lasting solutions to them.

The NEDC Managing Director said that the commission would work towards meeting the victims immediate and lasting needs.

Also speaking, the District Head of Auno, Abba Umar commended Buhari for his visit to Borno state to sympathise with the people over the unfortunate incident.

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