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How el-Rufai reacted to murder of ECWA pastor in Zangon Kataf LGA

Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai of Kaduna state has appealed for calm over the killing of a pastor in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area (LGA).

This is contained in a statement issued by Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, for Internal Security and Home Affairs in Kaduna.

According to the statement; “Security agencies have reported to the Kaduna State Government the killing of a Pastor of ECWA Church, Kibori-Asha Awuce, in Zangon Kataf LGA, by assailants.

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“The Governor expressed deep sadness over the killing. The Governor offered prayers for the repose of the soul of the cleric. el-Rufai condoled with the ECWA Church in Kibori-Asha Awuce”.

He prayed for God to grant them fortitude and comfort over this sudden and painful loss.

“Security agencies are conducting investigations in the general area,“ Aruwan said.

The deceased, who until his death was the presiding Pastor of ECWA was said to have departed for Kafanchan on Saturday.

Nothing was heard of him, until his corpse was found by a search party early on Sunday where he was apparently attacked and hacked to death.

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