Sunday, Sep 19th 2021 10:13 PM

Market Digest Nigeria


Governor El-Rufai condemned the Kauru attack



The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said this in a statement issued on Tuesday in Kaduna.

Mr Aruwan said, “According to a report from the Defence Headquarters Operation Safe Haven, armed assailants attacked the mentioned villages early on Monday morning, and swiftly left six residents dead.

“Responding to a distress call, troops arrived the location and engaged the attackers, forcing them to retreat.”

He said, in addition to the casualties, it was reported that eight houses, six huts, one motorcycle and a generator were razed during the attack.

“Some maize crops were also destroyed,” he said.

The commissioner said that the governor expressed sadness over the attack and condemned it as an act of depraved entities stripped of every shred of humanity.

He prayed for the repose of the souls of the victims and sent his condolences to their families.

The statement said that the governor tasked security agencies working in the area to sustain thorough investigations into the incident.

“Investigations are ongoing in the general area.

“Government will keep the public abreast of developments in Kauru LGA.”

Mr Aruwan said the military and other security agencies are working with the governments of Kaduna and Plateau states to contain the renewed cycle of violence in Kauru LGA of Kaduna State and Bassa LGA of Plateau.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

To Top
Get the best of Market Digest Nigeria financial news
delivered to your inbox daily!
By clicking Give it a try, I hereby: Agree and Consent to the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy
& I may receive free newsletters & promotions from this site and can choose to unsubscribe anytime.