Tambuwal donates blood to bomb victims
Speaker of the House of Representatives Aminu Waziri Tambuwal yesterday donated blood to the survivors of Monday’s bomb attack at Nyanya, outskirts of Abuja which killed more than 70 people.
Tambuwal who first hinted of his intention to donate blood when he visited some of the victims at the National Hospital, Abuja as the scene of the blast said later visited the national blood transfusion center to give some of his blood.
He said it is important to show love and care to the affected people calling on Nigerians to support the government in its efforts to tackle insecurity.
The speaker also called on political leaders not to play politics with the issue of insecurity in the country.
“I call on well-meaning Nigerians who have the capacity to donate blood to please come out to do so and whatever is required for the survival of the victims.
“As leaders in this country, we must all come together and support the government in addressing this challenge. We should stop playing politics with the issue of insecurity. From what I have seen among the victims, I doubt if they are members of any political party. We should address the issue, and it is not about any religion,” he said.
Also present at the time of Tambuwal’s visit was health minister Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu who went round to sympathize with the victims.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, donating blood to victims of the Abuja blast at the National Blood Transfusion Center, Abuja yesterday.