Betta Consoles Plateau state Govt over Christmas Eve attack ….assures Of Humanitarian Assistance

Betta Consoles With Plateau state Govt over Christmas Eve attack ….assures Of Humanitarian Assistance

The the Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu has condoled with the government and people of Plateau state. In a condolence message to the government and people of Plateau state, signed by the Minister’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Rasheed Olanrewaju Zubair, the Minister described the incident, as senseless, horrendous, and inhuman and pledged her Ministry’s readiness to collaborate with the state government to render humanitarian assistance to the affected communities and survivors of the attacks.

According to the Minister, “It was with utter shock and sadness that I received the news of the barbaric, horrendous, and senseless attacks in plateau communities which have left over 100 people dead and injured many while many more are displaced.

“I condole with the government and people of plateau state, especially families of the victims of this unnecessary assault on humanity, and pray for a permanent peace in the plateau”

Continuing, Dr Edu said in the statement: “One can only imagine the difficulties and indignities as well as catastrophic humanitarian challenges facing the survivors and affected members of the communities. As a Ministry directly in charge of responding to humanitarian challenges of citizens in Nigeria, the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation has been directed by President Bola Tinubu to collaborate with the Plateau state government to bring humanitarian succor to the survivors of the unfortunate attacks as well as the affected communities.

“We are unrelenting in our efforts to ensure that every Nigerian and all parts of Nigeria experiencing humanitarian crises are catered for in line with the Renewed Hope Agenda of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu” the statement added.

The unfortunate attack was reported on Christmas Eve where unknown assailants, are said to have killed over 100 innocent persons in about 15 communities in Bokkos and Barkin-Ladi local government areas of Plateau,

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