Posted by News Express | 7 July 2015 | 4,137 times
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has confirmed that at least 20 people have been killed in a bomb attack at the Government Lodge in Sabon Gari, Zaria, Kaduna State.
“I am sad that a terrorist bomb attack just killed 20 people in Sabon Gari Zaria,” Mr El-Rufa’i said on his Twitter account.
“We call on our citizens to be vigilant and avoid crowded places like markets, mosques, churches and motor parks in the next few weeks,” he added.
Executed by a suspected suicide bomber, the attack targeted civil servants at the Government Lodge in Sabon Gari,
Zaria which has been the centre for the verification exercise for civil servants.
Mr El-Rufai has promised that the government was working with the security agencies to end the wave of militant attacks in the country.
“We call on our citizens to be vigilant and avoid crowded places like markets, mosques, churches and motor parks in the next few weeks.
“We call on our people to report any suspicious persons and movements to law enforcement agents, traditional rulers and religious leaders.
“The Kaduna State government is working with Federal security agencies that are taking proactive measures to frustrate such terrorists,” El-Rufai said.
Emergency workers have since rushed to the scene to help evacuate the wounded who are mainly civil servants while Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also visited the scene of the explosion.
•Sourced from Channels TV. Photo shows a terrorist bomb explosion scene.
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