El-Rufai’s Convoy Foils Kidnapping, Police Elimate Kidnappers

El-Rufai’s Convoy foils kidnapping along Kaduna-Abuja road

The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai’s convoy foiled attempted kidnapping of motorists along Kaduna-Abuja road on Wednesday afternoon.

The Governor who was on his way to Abuja got to the Akilubu village around 3:40pm, sighted dozens of vehicles parked by citizens alarmed that kidnappers were ahead.

Security operatives in the governor’s convoy advanced and cleared the road of the criminals who fled into the forest.

After the clearing the road, Governor El-Rufai directed that travelers who had been wounded by the criminals be rushed to the nearest hospital. The Governor also directed security agencies to intensify patrols and permanently clear the road of the bandits.

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Samuel Aruwan
Senior Special Assistant to the Governor (Media and Publicity)
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El-Rufai commends policemen for killing three kidnappers

The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai on Wednesday commended gallant policemen for repelling kidnappers and killing three of them.

The policemen scuttled an attempt in the early hours of Wednesday by criminals to abduct some expatriates. The governor praised the police action, and urged security agencies to intensify necessary measures to secure the state and enhance citizen confidence.

A government statement said that the governor also noted the recovery of firearms in the incident.

“The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has welcomed the police action that foiled a criminal attempt to abduct staff of a construction company in Kaduna in the early hours of today. The gallant policemen scuttled the criminal act and killed three of the kidnappers.

“Furthermore, three AK 47 rifles and six magazines were also recovered. The Governor on behalf of the government and people of Kaduna State commended the gallantry of the policemen, and appreciated their sheer patriotism, dedication and sacrifice for the peace and security of not only Kaduna State but the nation at large.”

Samuel Aruwan
Senior Special Assistant to the Governor (Media and Publicity)

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