FG orders more troops in Kaduna state

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has ordered security reinforcements in Kaduna State to solve the security challenges in the area.

He took the decision following reports of communal clashes that resulted in the loss of lives earlier this week in Kajuru, Kajuru Local Government Area of the State.

According to Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande, the prompt response and efforts of the State government, and security agencies contained the situation and restored the peace.

The Acting President noted that the security challenges in Southern Kaduna which had led to the needless deaths are a source of concern to government and well-meaning Nigerians.

Osinbajo assures that all will be done to identify and bring perpetrators of the violence to book.

According to him, all Nigerians in the country have a right to live in peace. He said Federal Government considers this its sacred duty to solidify such expectation.

He said, “We will not relent and won’t be deterred in our pursuit of securing the lives and property of all Nigerians, everywhere and in every part of this nation.

“In the end, we will not only secure the peace all around, but we shall enforce justice for the victims and all of those that are affected.”

The acting President also commiserated with families of the victims, the government and people of Kaduna State, and wished the injured victims a speedy recovery.

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