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Tinubu condemns Borno suicide assaults, guarantees to cope with troublemakers

President Bola Tinubu has condemned the bomb assaults, which resulted within the lack of lives and the maiming of different residents within the Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State.

PUNCH Online reported that a deadly bomb attack killed not less than 18 individuals and maimed many others on Saturday at a marriage ceremony in Tashan Mararaba, Gwoza city, Borno State.

A safety analyst and counter-insurgency professional, Zagazola Makama, instructed PUNCH Online that the bomber, later recognized as a younger woman in her early twenties, detonated her explosive system in the midst of the gathering, inflicting chaos and destruction.

Intelligence sources instructed Makama that the victims, who have been all civilians, have been coming back from a marriage celebration when the assault occurred close to a busy motorpark.

Emergency providers rushed to the scene to rescue these injured and transport them to the hospitals in Gwoza.

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Saturday’s bomb assault is the primary in years since Boko Haram started bombing raids throughout the nation in 2009. Notable amongst such raids was the bombing of the United Nations constructing in 2010 and the busy Nyanya motor park each in Abuja, in 2014.

In an announcement issued on Sunday by his spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, the President described the assaults as determined acts of terror and a transparent manifestation of the stress mounted towards terrorists and the success achieved in degrading their capability to launch offensives.

The President declared that the purveyors of violence shall be punished and that the cowardly assaults are solely however remoted episode as his authorities is not going to permit the nation to slither into an period of worry, tears, sorrow, and blood.

The assertion added, “The President said that his administration is taking needed measures to safe residents, emphasizing that efforts shall be redoubled to make sure that those that bother the nation, dispatching treasured lives, and disrupting legislation and order are utterly eliminated.

“President Tinubu condoles with the victims of the attacks, the families of the deceased, as well as the government and people of Borno State.”

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