The Kaduna State government yesterday pledged to pay the medical bills of the 145 victims of St. Rita’s Catholic Church attack in Kaduna.
Deputy Governor Mukhtar Yero spoke when he visited some of the victims on admission in four hospitals.
Yero condemned the attack and assured that government was committed to the protection of lives and property of residents.
He called for continuous peaceful coexistence among the residents to ensure the restoration of peace in the state.
The deputy governor said the government would continue to support security agencies in the effective discharge of their duties.
He urged the people to contribute to the effort to ensure peace and tranquillity by shunning rumour mongering and all acts capable of creating disharmony.
The deputy governor commiserated with the Parish Priest of the Church, Rev. Fr. Mathew Goni, who is on admission at Multi-Clinic.
The priest is injured on his legs, forehead and fingers.
The deputy governor also visited other victims on admission at 44 Military Hospital, Garkuwa Specialist Hospital and Barau Dikko Hospital in Kaduna.
– Nigerian Eye