Kaduna Governor Reacts As Bandits Attack, Kidnap Church Worshipers

Kaduna Governor Reacts As Bandits Attack, Kidnap Church Worshipers

- The Kaduna governor, Nasir El-Rufai has faulted a recent attack by bandits in the state

- Some church worshippers were reportedly killed by bandits during the raid

- Banditry has become a serious security challenge in Nigeria

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Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said those responsible for an attack on the Haske Baptist Church in Chikun local government area of Kaduna state represent the worst kind of evil.

The Kaduna governor in a statement by Samuel Aruwan, the commissioner for internal security, described the attackers as depraved persons, The Cable reported.

Kaduna governor reacts as bandits attack church worshipers
Governor Nasir El-Rufai said bandits should be defeated by security agencies. Photo: @GovKaduna
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He stated that such an incident indicates that the perpetrators lack humanity.

According to Daily Trust, the governor expressed his condolences to the families of those killed in the attack.

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Meanwhile, Senator Shehu Sani, a former federal lawmaker, and social commentator disclosed that the attack on Haske Baptist Church occurred in the early hours of Sunday, April 25.

In a tweet he posted via his verified personal handle, the social critic confirmed that two people were killed in the fresh attack while six were kidnapped.

The former lawmaker condemned the tragic attack just as he noted that over 70 people have been kidnapped within the area in the last week.

In another news, Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state has warned bandits in the state to repent or face severe action.

The governor on Saturday, April 24, stated that he has drawn a new roadmap in his approach to handling the issue of security challenges facing the state, according to a statement from his spokesman, Yusuf Gusau, Channels TV reported.

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Matawalle disclosed that the recent suspension of a district head in Shinkafi emirate for conniving with bandits was one of the new measures he has decided to implement.

Still on insecurity, the Kaduna state governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has revealed what government can do to stop the incessant attack on schools across the state.

According to him, there is a need for the construction of schools near military camps, The Cable reported.

He disclosed this while speaking during a programme on Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) on Friday, April 23.

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