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Peter Obi Visits Kaduna Air Strike Victims

In the aftermath of the accidental military air strike at Tudun Biri village in Kaduna State, Peter Obi, the 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party, visited victims at the Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital and called on the Federal Government to provide adequate funding for the military and security agencies.

During his visit on Tuesday, Obi expressed deep concern about the recent incident, emphasizing the urgency of supporting the military to prevent such tragedies in the future.

He stressed the pivotal role of adequate funding in addressing contemporary and emerging security challenges facing the nation.

Obi highlighted the alarming statistic of 16 accidental military bombings, resulting in over 500 casualties, without substantive preventive measures taken by the Federal Government.

He urged authorities to prioritize the safety of citizens by allocating sufficient resources to the military and other security agencies.

The former governor of Anambra State underscored the importance of conducting a thorough investigation into the military air strike.

He also proposed the establishment of a foundation dedicated to supporting victims of the Tudun Biri drone attack, especially those orphaned by the incident.

Obi’s visit to the hospital and his advocacy for increased funding and support for the military reflect his commitment to addressing security challenges and preventing the recurrence of tragic incidents.

As the nation grapples with evolving security threats, the call for enhanced resources for the military gains significance in ensuring the safety and well-being of the populace.


Peter Ritdung Wakkias is a Nigerian blogger and programmer, known for being the CEO of and He holds a Higher National Diploma in Computer Science from Isa Mustapha Agwai 1 Polytechnic Lafia. Based in Lafia, Nasarawa State.

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