Al-makura To Pay Medical Bills Of Police Officer Shot By Gunmen

Umaru Tanko Almakura

Governor Umaru Tanko  Almakura of Nasarawa state has promised to settle the medical bill of Inspector Bathelomew Bako serving with Nasarawa police command shot by unknown gunmen.

Inspector Bako who was shot by unknown gunmen along Agwatashi in Obi
local government area of the state last year while on official duty
was seen by the state governor at the gate of the central police
station Lafia on clutches.

A statement signed by Ahmed Tukur, the Special Assistant Media and
publicity to the governor  said that governor Al-makura has directed
that the officer be moved to the orthopaedic hospital for proper
medical attention.

The statement said that the attention of the state governor was drawn
to the officer while on inspection of the central police station Lafia
undergoing renovation.

He added that governor Al-makura was moved when he saw the officer
on clutches and his right ankle swollen with fluid coming out from the
bullet wound  as a result of the gun shot he sustains since 2016 .

 Bartholomew who  hails from Sanga local government area of Kaduna
state was overwhelmed with joy and thanked Governor  Al-makura for the
gesture and prayed God to reward him.



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