- Troops from the special forces unit have arrived Kaduna state to halt the killings in Southern Kaduna
- The troops arrived Sector 7, the headquarters of Operation Safe Haven ahead of their deployment to parts of the state
- The Kaduna state commissioner for internal security and home affairs, Samuel Aruwan addressed the troops on their arrival
Troops of the special forces from the Nigerian Army have arrived Kaduna state to halt the killings in Southern Kaduna.
Channels TV reported that the troops arrived Sector 7, the headquarters of Operation Safe Haven ahead of their deployment to parts of the state.
The Kaduna state commissioner for internal security and home affairs, Samuel Aruwan who addressed the troops on their arrival charged them to take the battle to the bandits and ensure that peace and security are restored to Southern Kaduna.
The commissioner also thanked the defence headquarters for deploying the troops to the state.
Legit.ng recalls that the defence headquarters deployed more troops to communities in Southern Kaduna as part of efforts to address the incessant attacks, and killings in the state.
The disclosure was made by the coordinator, Defence Media Operations (DMO), Maj. Gen. John Enenche, on Thursday, August 13, during the weekly press conference at the DHQ, Abuja.
Enenche, speaking on the measures to address the criminality in Southern Kaduna and other parts of the country, said special forces on Operation Safe Haven were carrying out patrols at the various flashpoints in the communities.
In another report, Governor Nasir El-Rufai on Thursday, August 13, accused some religious clerics of being the driving force of violence in Kaduna state.
The Kaduna state governor disclosed this when Most Reverend Henry Ndukuba, the Primate of the Anglican Church of Nigeria, led a delegation on a courtesy visit.
According to Daily Trust, the governor noted that clerics use their platforms divide and incite violence instead of preaching peaceful co-existence.
He said: “The main drivers of this violence are a few clerics that use their platforms, not to preach peaceful co-existence or promote our common humanity. Rather, they use their platforms and revered positions to divide and incite violence.”
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