By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Following recent media reports on one Dahiru Buba, a native of Dukku Local Government area of the state who is suffering from limb ailment after he trekked from Gombe to Abuja to celebrate President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in the 2019 presidential election, the Gombe state government has taken the man to a medical facility for diagnosis and treatment.
This was contained in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity), Ismaila Uba Misilli.
It will be recalled that the media was awash with the story of Dahiru Buba calling on the Government and public spirited individuals to come to his aid after developing limb complications from a solidarity trek he undertook to celebrate the second term victory of the President.
On the directives of the Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Dahiru Buba was taken to the Government House clinic, Gombe from where he was referred to a private orthopedic hospital where he was thoroughy examined and placed on medication.
Speaking to newsmen shortly after undergoing the first round of his medical treatment, Dahiru Buba thanked Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya for promptly coming to his aid.
He said he started feeling some discomfort on his limbs after returning home from his fifteen days solidarity walk to Abuja.
Alhaji Ahmed Yahaya and Isa Faruk who coordinated the evacuation of the patient from Dukku to Gombe said Dahiru suffered serious problems with his legs since his return from his solidarity walk to Abuja.
They however expressed delight and optimism that, “With the intervention of the Gombe state government, Dahiru Buba will be properly diagnosed and treated “.
They described Governor Inuwa Yahaya’s gesture as unprecedented and heart warming, praying Almighty Allah to reward him abundantly.
They also acknowledged the support rendered to the patient’s family by the state Commissioner of Finance, Muhammad Gambo Magaji, whom they said has shown tremendous support and concern since he learnt about the condition of Dahiru Buba.