In a swift reaction to the discovery of a maltreated 10-year-old boy in Badariya area Birnin Kebbi township.
His Excellency Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has ordered an immediate investigation into the whole matter (of inhuman treatment of the boy). This will excavate the causes and the failures of those whose duty is to protect both children and adults. Moreover, the social welfare officials of the entire Local Governments across the state will be quizzed and investigated. This will serve as a wake-up notice to other sectors (across the state).
The Honourable Commissioner Ministry For Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs Rt. Hon. Hassan Muhammad Shalla Gwandu along with Special Adviser Women Affairs Hajia Zara’u Wali, ALGON Chairman Barr. Shehu Marshal and Chairman Birnin Kebbi Local Government Hon. Aminu S/Fada has been mandated with the task.
His Excellency expressed great sadness and worry that young Jibril was failed not only by his parents but by neighbours and the entire system. He thus called on all the members of the society to be more vigilant and be their neighbours keepers. Finally, social welfare officers are advised to take their work more serious.
Aliyu Bandado Argungu
Coordinator/Senior Special Assistant (New Media)
To the Governor of Kebbi State