Gift Joseph Okpakorese
The state governor of Kaduna Nasir el-Rufai has referred to the recent terrorist attacks on the church in the stare as “the worst don’t of Evil Abomination carried out by these insurgents.”
Unrecognized armed men had been reported to have stormed the Haske Baptist Church in Chikun LGA of the state in the early hours of Sunday morning whilst members were busy worshipping. they were reported to have assassinated a parishioner and abducted quite a several members of the same congregation.
El Rufai reacting to the ugly incident has come out openly to disparage and vehemently condemned the nefarious activities carried out on innocent church members as unacceptable and a terrible sin.
Many other notable personalities have also lent their voices in criticizing these despicable acts of continuous attacks and incessant killings, which has now gotten out of control as it seems, to be indeed an evil trend that has ravaged the federation as many citizens have come to understand.
Also, a resident around the vicinity, of the incident, Mr. Shehu Manika, was said to have been seriously injured during the confrontation and pandemonium that aroused, as a result of the crossfire between bandits and officials of the law.
Meanwhile, the commissioner for internal security, Samuel Aruwan, revealed in a press release that the state governor referred to the Church invasion as evil in its guiltiest form.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai roundly denounced the attack on the church in Chikun LGA as a shocking act of depraved persons far-removed from humanity,” the statement reads.
“The Governor added that attacking innocent worshipers who were exercising their natural and lawful right to assemble in worship, represented the worst kind of evil.
“The Governor sent heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased and the Haske Baptist Church.”
Moreover, the news has also been reported of the discovery of a body belonging to one Abubakar Sarki Musa, a seven-year-old, who was found at Hayin Danmani area, Rigasa, Igabi LGA, of Kaduna state.
Aruwan, the state commissioner, disclosed that investigations pointed out that one Saddique Umar, an 18-year-old inhabitant of the neighborhood, admitted guilt to killing the seven-year-old, “after luring the boy into the deserted building in a bid to steal a phone placed in his possession”.
There was also the reported incident of an invasion by armed men on Bagoma village in Birnin Gwari LGA, six residents were said to have been killed.
Remarking on the series of ugly incidents, within the state, Aruwan divulged that “the state government had prayed for the peaceful repose of the souls of the slain victims in all the attacks”, and also wished the injured residents quick healing.
As for the perpetrators of these dastardly acts the state’s administration has vowed that they will work relentlessly and do all within their powers to bring them to book and answer for all their atrocities and crimes against human dignity and properties destroyed in the state.