4 killed in fresh southern Kaduna attack, El-Rufai sues for calm


Ben Agande, Kaduna

Four persons were killed and eight others injured in à fresh attack in Nimdem village in Godogodo chiefdom of Jema’ah Local Government Area of Southern Kaduna.

The attack, which was reportedly carried out by a lone gun man, happened when the villagers were observing Christmas carol.

The spokesman of the security outfit, set up to check incessant attacks in the area codenamed ‘Operation Safe Haven,’ Colonel IK Ekpeyong, confirmed the incident, saying the corpses of the victims had  been deposited at the mortuary in the General Hospital, Kafanchan where the injured were being treated.

Governor Ahmed El Rufai, in a statement, condemned the attack  while calling for calm.

Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, the Executive Governor of Kaduna State

The statement by the spokesman for ‘Operations Safe Haven’ said:  ‘The incident occurred on Friday night around the…

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