Kidnapped Kaduna traditional leader killed, curfew reinstated

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Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Abdulrahman and Governor Nasir El-Rufai at Kasuwan Magani, where the fresh violence occurred
Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Abdulrahman and Governor Nasir El-Rufai at Kasuwan Magani, where the fresh violence occurred
Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Abdulrahman and Governor Nasir El-Rufai at Kasuwan Magani, where the fresh violence occurred
Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Abdulrahman and Governor Nasir El-Rufai at Kasuwan Magani, where the fresh violence occurred

The Kaduna State Government has reinstated curfew in some part of the state after a kidnapped traditional ruler was killed by his captors.

The state government said the 24-hour curfew will be observed in
Kasuwan Magani, Kajuru, Kateri and Kachia, from 11am today, a statement by Samuel Aruwan, SSA to the governor on Media and Publicity said.

“The Kaduna State Government has reinstated a 24-hour curfew on Kaduna metropolis and environs Kasuwan Magani, Kajuru, Kateri and Kachia. The curfew is effective from 11am today, Friday 26th October 2018 and will remain in force until further notice.

“This is a necessary step to help maintain peace as we mourn the death of 
HRH Agom Adara, who we lost in the early hours of today to the criminals who abducted him last week.

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“The Kaduna State Government calls for calm in all our communities. The criminal elements who perpetrated this crime should not be allowed to divide us.

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“This is a struggle between good, decent law abiding people trying to uphold the peace and criminals who want to divide and destroy.

“It is not a struggle between religious or ethnic groups. Let no criminal find succor in faith or tribe.

“Let us unite against every criminal activity. Let us stand together as human beings who have a right to live in peace.