RETALIATION: Fulani village attacked in Southern Kaduna

Unknown gunmen have staged an attack on a Fulani settlement in Kaura Local Government of the state.

Governor Nasiru El-Rufai had warned that all those found culpable in the slaying of innocent people in will be prosecuted.

He described violent incidents as unfortunate and condemnable.

He said the biggest assignment was for the citizens to unite and do their best to live in peace and unity.

“Besides security challenges, we are faced with poor infrastructure, poor social amenities, and poor schools.

“We also have bad roads, lack of power, and potable water.

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“And that is what this government is working to provide for the people.

“We have cut down the gains and monetary profits people get in government just to be able to provide democratic dividends to the people.

“In your domains, you can see on-going projects at various stages of completion.

“We are also committed to demonstrating fairness and equity in the way we execute projects all over the state.

“I and my deputy and all those who work under this administration, have taken oaths with either the Quran or the Bible.

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“We will be fair and just in our affairs.

“I am giving you my promise that we will be guided by this oath in all our dealings.”

Spokesman of the police command in Kaduna, Usman Aliyu, confirmed the incidence.

He said that one person was [neutralized] and five others injured in the attack.

“The dead and the injured persons have been taken to the nearest medical center in Ganawuri town, Plateau State.

“We are trailing the suspects behind the attack, but so far, no arrest has been made.

“We are, however, optimistic that the additional police operatives deployed in the area will fish out the culprits very soon,” Usman said.