The Kaduna government has refuted media reports that Kano indigenes traveling on Abuja-Kaduna road were killed by Kidnappers, saying, the indigenes died following an accident that occurred at the Rigachikun axis of the state.
A statement by the Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and residential Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan Thursday night, said, “The story that 16 indigenes of Kano State were killed by bandits on the Kaduna-Abuja Road is wrong and misleading.
According to the statement,
“The fact is, they perished at the Rigachikun axis of Kaduna-Zaria Road during a road accident following a burst tire.
Our deep condolences attend their families, as we pray that their souls rest in peace. We also wish those that sustained injuries a speedy recovery.
“We will respond appropriately if the necessity arises,” The statement added. Kano