Elrufai Condemns Burning of Church Pavilion, Hails New Army Chief
The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has condemned the burning of a pavilion arranged for a church conference in Zangon Kataf local government.
The Government of Kaduna state received security report detailing the incident, which stated that a pavilion erected by the leadership of the ECWA Church ahead of its conference was set ablaze by unknown persons at a location near the Palace of the Agwatyap.
The Governor who frowned at the incident, directed security agencies to carry out diligent investigation towards identifying and punishing the culprits.
Investigations into the incident are in progress.
Meanwhile, Governor Nasir El-Rufai has sent his congratulations to the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru.
The Governor conveyed this in a goodwill message in Kaduna on Friday, in which he lauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of Major General Attahiru to lead the Nigerian Army.
Attahiru, the Governor said, is a product of hard work, commitment, dedication and outstanding professionalism.
Going further, Governor El-Rufai stated his belief that under the leadership of Maj.Gen. Attahiru the Nigerian Army would be taken to even greater levels of proficiency and responsiveness in the discharge of its constitutional duties.
Governor El-Rufai said the People and Government of Kaduna State were very proud of the new Army Chief, and were optimistic that he would succeed and take the Nigerian Army to greater heights.
As he wished the new COAS the very best in his new office, Governor El-Rufai highlighted the strategic relationship between Kaduna State and the Nigerian Army, stating that a grand reception would be planned for the incoming Army Chief by the People and Government of Kaduna State.
Similarly, the Governor congratulated the newly appointed Chief of Defense Staff, Major General Lucky Irabor, Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Awwal Gambo and Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshall Ishiaka Amao.
He wished them the highest success in their crucial new endeavours.
Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State.
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