Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has commiserated with the families of the seven people that died when a plane belonging to the Nigerian Air Force crashed in the state on Saturday.
A statement signed by the governor’s spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan, in Kaduna on Saturday, said the governor also condoled with the Chief of Air Staff, and the officers and men of the Nigerian Air Force over the incident.
“We offer our deep condolences to the families, who have been bereaved by this incident,” the statement read.
“May Almighty God, in His infinite mercies, grant their souls eternal rest and uphold their families in this moment of grief and sorrow,” it added.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian Air Force Dornier-228 aircraft crashed into Ribadu Cantonment (Old NDA) at about 6.45 a.m., killing all the seven people on board.