Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi has expressed sadness over the news of the murder of a number of people including many children and women in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
According to a statement signed by his media consultant, Mukhtar Zubairu Sirajo, “The Senator condemns this callous and cowardly act against innocent and defenceless people and appeals to the people of the affected communities to remain peaceful and law abiding, even as he urges the government and security agencies to ensure no stone is left unturned in identifying the perpetrators of this dastardly act and bringing them to justice.”
Also, the statement said Senator Makarfi conveyed most heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased as well as the government and people of Kaduna State.
He prayed “to God Almighty to grant eternal rest to the dead and (also for the ) fortitude to bear the losses to the families and all of us,” the statement said.
It could be recalled that at least 66 people were confirmed killed in the area by unknown gunmen.