By Ismail Auwal
Troops of Operation Safe Haven have averted what would have been a bloody clash between some herders and farmers in Jema’a Local Government Area, Kaduna State.
Kaduna State Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement said that the incident took place at Ungwan Marwa and Marmara communities when cattle under the care of one Bayerajo Sule destroyed farms belonging to three farmers identified as Abigail Michael, Emmanuel Bulus, and Jonathan Vincent.
Governor El-Rufa’i thanked the troops for their prompt action in averting the violence, and appealed to citizens to maintain recourse to the law.
In another development, Kaduna State Government received reports of a double homicide following an attempted kidnap at Chikaji village, Igabi Local government Area.
Armed bandits invaded the residence of one Alhaji Yunusa Gambo, a farmer in the village, and attempted to kidnap him, along with one Mallam Surajo. The duo attempted to flee but were shot by the armed bandits.
Security agencies are investigating the incident and sustaining patrols in the area.