Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor

Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has commiserated with the families of the seven people that died in a Donier plane crash on Saturday in Kaduna.

A statement signed by the governor’s spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan, in Kaduna on Saturday, said the governor also condoled with the Chief of Air Staff, and the officers and men of the Nigerian Air Force over the incident.

The statement quoted the governor as saying that he received the news of the plane crash in Kaduna with “shock and sadness”.

“We offer our deep condolences to the families, who have been bereaved by this incident.

“May Almighty God, in His infinite mercies, grant their souls eternal rest and uphold their families in this moment of grief and sorrow,” the statement added.

NAN reports that the Nigerian Air Force Dornier-228 aircraft crashed into Ribadu Cantonment (Old NDA) at about 6:45 a.m., killing all the seven people on board.