A delegation of the Northern Senators Forum visited the victims and families of the deceased of the tragic airstrike that occurred in Tudun Biri village, Kaduna state on December 3.
The delegation, led by the chairman of the forum, Senator Abdul Ningi, and Senator Abdulaziz Yari, expressed their deepest condolences to the affected families and offered their support during this difficult time.
According to a statement by the media office of Senator Yari in Abuja, the chairman of the forum, Senator Ningi announced a generous donation of N58 million to the victims from the 58 northern senators.
The statement read: “This contribution demonstrates the commitment of the Northern Senators to supporting their constituents in times of need.”
Speaking on the tragedy, Senator Yari, representing Zamfara West, expressed his profound grief and condemned the incident.
He stated: “Our hearts go out to all the families affected by this senseless tragedy. We witnessed firsthand the immense pain and suffering caused by this event.
“We pray for the deceased, their families, and a speedy recovery for the injured.”
Senator Yari also called for stronger measures to ensure that such accidental deaths do not reoccur, while also welcoming the investigation by the authorities into the cause of the accident.