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Kaduna Govt Condemns Attack On Gora Gan Community, el-Rufai Directs Immediate Relief Intervention

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai speaking during the swearing-in of NYSC 2019 Batch A corps members at the permanent orientation camp on March 29, 2019.


The security agencies carrying out internal security operations in parts of Southern Kaduna State have reported that Gora Gan community in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area came under attack on Thursday night. 
Security agencies, comprising the military and police, reported that Gora Gan community was attacked on several fronts, including the market area and houses stretching towards the Tudun Wada area of Gora Gan.  

According to Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan stated this in a signed statement that troops repelled the attackers, stabilized the general area and retrieved corpses of seven persons: 1.    Peter Akaho (70) 2.    Ayuba Steven Sheyin (67) 3.    Jummai Ayuba (55)4.    Ishaya Joel (35)5.    Yakubu Saviour (14) 6.    Ayuba Goodluck (11)7.    Patience Ayuba (6) Security agencies further reported that one person was injured in the attacks, while 13 houses and two shops were burnt in the attack.  Troops of  Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), Special Forces of the Defence Headquarters and police personnel are trailing the attackers.  Governor Nasir El-Rufai has condemned the killings of innocent citizens as barbaric and inhuman.  He sent condolences to the families that lost their loved ones and prayed for the repose of their souls. The Governor also wishes the injured citizen speedy recovery.  The Governor has directed the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to take inventory of the damages incurred and provide relief materials with immediate effect.  The Kaduna State Government has also received a report of sporadic shooting on the Fadan Kagoma-Kwoi Road in Jema’a local government. A driver was shot, but has now been stabilized.  The Governor has directed an investigation into the circumstances leading to the shootings.   



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