- Some criminally minded people have destroyed some property belonging to a church in Kaduna
- The affected church is said to be the Evangelical Church Winning All at Zangon-Kataf local government area
- In reaction, the state government has called for thorough investigation with the aim of bringing perpetrators to justice
The Kaduna state government has vowed to unmask those behind the burning of a church in the area.
Recall that the pavilion was erected by the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) for its youth conference scheduled to hold in Zangon-Kataf local government area of Kaduna state, has been set ablaze.
According to the report, the event was scheduled to hold between January 29 and 31.
Meanwhile Legit.ng also reported that while it is not yet clear why the structure was razed, Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, has condemned the destruction of the pavilion.
“The governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has condemned the burning of a pavilion arranged for a church conference in Zangon Kataf local government,” the commissioner said.
“The government of Kaduna state received a security report detailing the incident, which stated that a pavilion erected by the leadership of the ECWA Church ahead of its conference was set ablaze by unknown persons at a location near the Palace of the Agwatyap.
“The governor, who frowned at the incident, directed security agencies to carry out diligent investigation towards identifying and punishing the culprits.
“Investigations into the incident are in progress.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that former Senate leader, Ali Ndume, has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for his handling of Social Intervention Programme (SIP).
Ndume, who is the chairman, Senate committee on Army, on Thursday, January 28, said there was nothing on the ground to show for the huge budgetary allocation made by the federal government towards its SIP in the 2020 budget.
Legit.ng gathered that the senator, on the implementation of the 2021 budget, tasked the youths and all the intended beneficiaries of the N729bn social intervention funds to hold government agencies accountable.