Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has condoled the families of two Nigerian Army and Navy personnel who lost their lives on Monday, while attempting to prevent the abduction of students of Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna, Oyogist.com reports.
In a statement released by theState Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan it read;
”Governor El-Rufai however described the duo of Rabiu and MoHe added that their lives would not go in vain as the victory of evil men is only temporary, but their retribution permanent.
The Governor who prayed for the repose of their souls said troops and all security personnel on the frontlines deserve solidarity, motivation and gratitude, instead of condemnation.
He described negative comments against security personnel as a most unfortunate display of ingratitude in view of their sacrifices and patriotism.
The Governor also on behalf of the government and people of Kaduna State offered financial assistance to their immediate families.
The Security Commissioner represented Governor El-Rufai at the funeral of Ordinary Seaman Mohammed at Ungwan Kanawa Cemetery, Kaduna North LGA, and also prayers session offered for Private Rabiu at the 44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital’s mortuary before his remains were taken to Daura, Katsina State for final interment.