- Ibrahim Babangida has called on the governmnet to put an end to deaths by natural disasters and armed bandits attacks
- The former head of state also condoled people of Katsina, Ogun and other states on recent flood disasters
Former military president, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, in a condolence message to the people of Katsina, Ogun and other states affected by flooding, has called on the federal government to put an end to deaths by natural disasters and bandits.
Babangida also expressed worries over the reported cases of attacks on law enforcement agencies.
He said: "I am disturbed with the rate of casualty being reported from natural disasters and acts of banditry which required our prayers and commitment of governments to address them.
"I wish to therefore express my condolence to the government and people of Katsina, Ogun and other states on recent flood disasters that killed citizens and render many families homeless."
He extended his heartfelt condolences to the government and people of Sokoto, Zamfara and Kaduna states over activities of armed bandits with attendant gruesome killings of innocent citizens in Tabani Village in Raba, Danbakko village in Talatan-Mafara and Tabanni village in Birnin-Gwari and other places
"Natural disasters are recurring phenomenon that no one has the ability to control but can be mitigated.
"We should nevertheless devise precautionary measures to curtail and mitigate the crises including devilish acts of armed bandits," he added.
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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com earlier reported that former president, Goodluck Jonathan, paid a visit to General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida at his Uphill home in Minna, Niger state.
The duo met on Wednesday, July 18, where they had a private meeting. It was reported that Jonathan came by road in a convoy of six vehicles.
Also in attendance at the meeting was a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2019 gubernatorial aspirant in the state, Alhaji Hanafi Muazu Sudan.
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