By Abdulwaheed Olayinka Adubi, Kaduna
Troops of the Nigerian Army rescued six kidnapped victims during clearance patrols conducted around the Kangon Kadi general area in Chikun LGA.
This was contained in a statement signed by Samuel Aruwan, the Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs.
According to the statement made available to newsmen in Kaduna on Monday, the troops, under the Operation Forest Sanity, embarked on a clearance operation from Damba to Kangon Kadi, and fired on identified bandit locations around the Kangon Kadi forest, Labi and the Udawa river.
“Bandits fled from the Kangon Kadi area under the superior firepower of the troops, leaving behind six kidnapped victims at their camp. The victims were rescued by the troops.”
The Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i has expressed gratitude, and commended the troops for sustaining valiant efforts across several fronts.