27 February 2019

Nigeria: Kaduna Govt Condemns Renewed Attacks in Kajuru, Kachia

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Destroyed homes in Kajuru, Kaduna.

Kaduna — The Kaduna State government yesterday said it has received the sad news of renewed attacks in Kajuru and Kachia local government areas.

The government condemned the recourse to violence, and called on all communities to support the efforts to restore calm in the area.

Senior Special Assistant to Governor Nasir El-Rufai on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement said, "Today, the Kaduna State Government was briefed by security agencies of renewed attacks in Kajuru local government area, and in parts of neighbouring Kachia LGA.

"The Kaduna State government has been assured that the security agencies are working assiduously to contain the situation.

"The government is saddened by these attacks, condemns the perpetrators and urges all residents of the area to support the security agencies in their efforts to protect communities."

Recall that recently there was an attack in Kajuru where many were reportedly killed.

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