Segun Babatunde in Bauchi
Bauchi State Governor,Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has vehemently condemned the cutting off of the private part of a six-year-old child in Jamaare Local Government Area of the state just as he made cash deposit of one million naira for the commencement of her treatment
The State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Honorable Abdulrazaq Nuhu Zaki disclosed this late Sunday when he led a high powered committee to sympathize with the family of the victim in Jamaare.
The Commissioner who sympathized with the parents of the six-year old girl, described the incident as unacceptable and unfortunate.
Zaki promised that, the state government will do everything possible to ensure justice is done to the victim and donated food items and cash to the immediate family.
According to him, “His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Bauchi state, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed is deeply touched with this negative act and we are here on his behalf to sympathize with the parents and to assure them that, government will take care of her treatment.”
“The administration of Governor Bala Mohammed will take full care of the treatment because our Governor was so much concerned about the welfare and wellbeing of less privileged people.”
According to him, government will take a sound measure against the perpetrators of the act to serve as deterrent to others and called on youth to desist from such negative act for the betterment of the society.
The State Commissioner of Women Affairs and Child Development, Hajara Gidado who delivered the message of the state’s first lady, Hajiya Aisha Bala Mohammed during the visit, said the first lady has already constituted a high powered judicial panel to serve as a legal body for the victim.
On his part, the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro said the victim required
plastic surgery for her quick recovery and survival.
The family of the victim expressed gratitude to the administration of Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed for quick intervention on the matter.
While in Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital where the victim is currently receiving medical treatment, Honorable Abdulrazaq Nuhu Zaki who led members of the governor’s delegation made a donation of cash of one million naira pledging to take full of care of her treatment until her full recovery.
Dr Mahmud Kawu Magashi who briefed the delegation on the current condition of the victim, said team of Doctors are working round the clock towards the victim with the required medical treatment. END