El Rufai pays condolence visit to Plateau


Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna state (Right) and Deputy Gov. of Plateau, Prof. Sonni Tyoden , at a visit to Government House Jos, to commiserate with Gov Simon Lalong and his people, over recent attacks in the state

By Martha Agas

Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El’ Rufai on Sunday, visited Plateau to commiserate with the government and its people, over the loss of lives and property in recent attacks in the state.

His condolence visit to Plateau was made known in a statement by Mr Doman Wetkum, Chief Press Secretary to the Plateau Deputy Governor, Prof. Sonni Tyoden.

During the visit, El Rufai said that adherence to the rule of law was critical to the survival and stability of every society.

He said that Kaduna state and Plateau were not only neighbours but constantly faced with similar violent experiences.

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The governor assured that Kaduna state would collaborate with Plateau, through sharing ideas, that would help in tackling the spate of insecurity in both states.

El-Rufai noted the relentless efforts of Gov. Simon Lalong, toward the restoration of peace in Plateau, and prayed for the repose of the souls of the departed.

Responding on behalf of Lalong, Tyoden thanked El-Rufai for commiserating with Plateau people at its current trying times.

Tyoden decried the current security situation in the state and across the nation, calling for concerted efforts to salvage the situation.