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VSF commiserates with victims of Mubi bomb blast

Monday, December 11, 2017

/ by Adamawa Celebrities

By Aliyu Hamza Babakano | thescopenewsonline

Members of the Victims Support Fund (VSF) of Nigeria under the leadership of General T.Y. Danjuma (Rtd) have commiserated with the victims of the recent bomb blast in Mubi that claimed several lives and scores injured.

While condoling the victims at Mubi Hospital, the Secretary of the Fund Amb. John Gana described the bomb attack as unfortunate and barbaric and appealed to the general public to be vigilant and assist government toward fighting insurgency in the country adding that maintenance of peace and security is every body business and should not be left in the hands of Government alone.

The VSF members also inspected the work of water project supported by the Fund at the Mubi General Hospital.

While answering questions from The Scope correspondent in Mubi the Secretary explained that the primary objective of the visit was to sympathize with the victims of the bomb blast and also to inspect the project of water supply supported by the VSF the hospital.

He expressed satisfaction with the level of work being carried out by the contractor handling the project which include underground and over head tank in order to ease the problem of water in the hospital.

According to him, “when we visited the hospital the other time we asked the management the support needed in the hospital and they said to us that, the major challenge in the hospital is water problem and intensive care unit that is why we focused on water and we are satisfied with the work done, soon we should come for commissioning the project’’.

The hospital secretary Mallam Halilu Abba commended the VSF for their prompt intervention toward addressing water problem in the hospital and urged similar organisations to emulate the VSF.

On his own part, the Principal Medical Officer (PMO) in charge of Mubi General Hospital, Dr. Ezra Sakawa said the project is still on course. He expressed hope that while the contractor will complete project soon, he also appreciated the VSF for their contribution to the hospital.
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