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Many feared dead as Shi’ite members clash with El-Rufai’s convoy in Kaduna
 
By: Cletus Sunday Ilobanafor
Fri, 17 Mar 2023   ||   Nigeria,
 

Security operatives attached to the convoy of the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai on Thursday evening, clashed with Shi’ite members in Bakin Ruwa Area of Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The development, according to reports, resorted to the death of at least four persons, while many others were injured.

CEOAFRICA gathered that the governor’s convoy came in contact with the Shi’ite members while they were performing their weekly procession at Bakin Ruwa along Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway.

According to CEOAFRICA source , a Shi’ite representative in Kaduna state, Abdullahi Usman, who confirmed the incident, said none of those killed was their member.

The spokesperson of the Kaduna State Police Command, DSP Mohammed Jalige, also confirmed the incident, saying investigation was ongoing and that a statement would be issued later.

 

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