Hospital Seeks Blood Donors For Yola Bomb Blast Victims

Hospital Seeks Blood Donors For Yola Bomb Blast Victims

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The Federal Medical Centre, located in Yola has pleaded on the general public to donate blood to victims of the Thursday, June 4, 2015  bomb blast that occurred at Yola Market.

Malam Mohammed Dodo, the Public Relations officer of the Centre, made a call on Friday, June 5, 2015 in Yola in an interview hranted with the News Agency of Nigeria.

Dodo said the hospital blood bank and other facilities, such as drugs, had been overstretched as a result of the incident.

“As I am speaking to you, we have 31 dead and 22 people seriously injured,” Dodo said.

Also speaking, the Chief Medical Director of Yola Specialist Hospital, Dr. Bala Saidu, said 44 people were admitted to the hospital with various degrees of injury, out of which 25 had been treated and discharged.

“We only have 19 people now on admission,” Saidu said.

He said all the dead bodies from the incident had been deposited at the Federal Medical Centre.

Meanwhile, the Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Barkindo Mustapha and Adamawa Deputy Governor, Mr. Martins Babale, have visited the scene and victims of the incident.

They condemned the blast and urged the public to be more vigilant.

The Thursday, June 4, 2015 night blast, which is the first in Yola town, according to the Public Relations Officer of the Adamawa Police Command, DSP Othman Abubakar, was carried out by two suicide bombers who are among the dead

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