The Presidency has reacted to the attack on Mubi town which left 27 people dead.
The attack occurred on Tuesday (May 1st). Many were killed as a bomb exploded in a Mosque at Mubi town , Wuro-Burode , Adamawa.
The state Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Ahmad Sajoh, had confirmed that the 56 injuried persons were on admission in a hospital.
He said the blast occurred in a second hand clothes market and a mosque within the market.
The first suicide attack occurred while people were observing Zuhur prayers in the busy market’s mosque at 1 pm.
President Muhammad Buhari in a statement on his official Twitter page described the attack as a tragedy.
He, however, offered condolences to victims of the incident.
“Today’s suicide bomb attacks in Mubi, Adamawa State, targeting a Mosque and Market, are tragic & despicable.
“Our sympathies go to the victims, their families, the Govt & people of Adamawa.
“Our special gratitude to all the rescue workers & medical personnel who attended to victims,” he wrote.