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In Kaduna "Colonel's death unconnected to kidnapping" - Operation Yaki

The government security outfit in Kaduna State, Operation Yaki has said that the killing of a Nigeria Army Colonel, Samaila Inusa, in March 2016 is not connected to kidnapping.

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Major-General T.Y Buratai,Chief of Army Staff. play

Major-General T.Y Buratai,Chief of Army Staff.

Colonel Inusa was posted to the Nigerian Army School of Infantry, Jaji near Kaduna, as Chief Instructor.

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He was abducted and subsequently killed by unknown gunmen on the night of Saturday, March 26, along Kamazo - Kaduna Refinery Road, in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Speaking today Wednesday, May 25, 2016, as part of activities marking the one year anniversary of Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Elrufai, the head of Opretaion Yaki, Col. Yakubu Soja (Rtd.), said the abduction and subsequent killing of Inusa is not connected to kidnapping but a case of assassination.

"The killing of the Colonel is not kidnapping," Soja said, adding that Kaduna is the best state in Northern Nigeria when it comes to security."

"There is no security crisis in Kaduna because you can drive from morning to night without problem. You can drive from Zaria to Zonkwa without problem because Kaduna is safer when compare to all Northern Nigeria states," Soja added.

He said traditional rulers are now unlike before, involved in the fight against crimes.

"We have a good working relationship with the traditional rulers when it comes to security. Our relationship with them is very cordial," Soja added.

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