Friday, March 21, 2014

Immigration Stampede Update: As For The Survivors...


Thirteen survivors of the Immigration recruitment chaos admitted last Saturday to the of the the General Hospital, Minna, have been discharged from the hospital.
The Minister of State for Agriculture, Hajiya Asabe Ahmed, visited the family of late Nafiu Mohammed, one of the victims, and Blessing Bako, one of the 14 injured applicants. She donated undisclosed amount of money to Bako.
Asabe explained that she was in Minna to commiserate with the State Government and people over the death of job seekers in the area.
“Very soon, government will come up with more measures to tackle unemployment in the country,” she said.
Asabe, who did not give details of such measures, however, described unemployment as a global phenomenon.
The minister said government had set up a committee to unravel the cause of the unfortunate incident across the country and recommend ways of avoiding further occurrence.
Responding, the uncle to late Mohammed, Mr Inuwa Abdalla, described the deceased as an ambitious and hardworking person.
Abdalla said the family had accepted the death in good faith, adding that the tragedy was the will of God.
He promised that the family would cooperate with the government on the employment offered to three members of the family.

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