The Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai has condemned an attack in Nandu, a village in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State, where nine people were reportedly killed.
In a statement today, the state governor, through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, condemned the attack after confirming the killing of nine.
“The Kaduna State Government has been briefed by the security agencies on the killing of nine persons by criminal elements, who attacked Nandu village in Sanga LGA in the early hours of today.
“The security agencies have so far recovered nine corpses, including children.
“The attackers also burnt several houses in the village.
“The government condemns this attack on the live and security of citizens and appeals to our communities to resist those who do not want peace.
“The governor, on behalf of the government and people of Kaduna State, commiserates with the families of the victims and prays for the repose of their souls.
“Government, security agencies, traditional and religious institutions will continue to work towards sustainable peace.
“Security agencies have been deployed in the area, and the State Emergency Management Agency has been directed to immediately provide relief materials to the affected community.