The casualty figure of Friday’s bomb blast has risen to 33.
Among the dead are four students and two lecturers of thte Adamawa State polytechnic.
This was made known on Saturday by an official of the Red Cross, Aliyu Maikano, and official of the National Emergency Management Agency, Sa’ad Bello.
Meanwhile, the Presidential Committee led by the Secretary to the Government of the federation, Babachir David, visited victims of Friday’s bomb blast at the Specialist Hospital and Federal Medical Center in Yola.
Mr. David, while commiserating with the people and government of the state, said federal government is saddened by the continuous killing of Nigerians by terrorist groups.
“We are doing everything possible in conjunction with the military to fight insurgency. We are positive that this madness will end soon,” Mr. David said.
He urged the people of the state to always be vigilant, saying “these bad elements are living with us and that they can be fished out if we are mindful of our environment”.
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