Posted by Sade Williams
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has condoled the family of the staff of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), who was killed by bandits who attacked the airport on Saturday.
In a statement signed by Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i commended the security forces for their prompt response to the attack, and for repelling the attackers.
He expressed sadness at the report of the casualty, and sent condolences to the family of the victim, while offering prayers for the repose of his soul.
The Commissioner in the statement said troops repelled the bandits at Kaduna Airport, saying troops stationed within and around the the airport responded and repelled the attackers.
“However, the bandits unfortunately shot and killed a staff member stationed at the perimeter fence who raised alarm on sighting them.
“Airport operations resumed with scheduled flights departing after the incident.
“Security forces are conducting operations in the airport general area. “, he said.