Gov El-Rufai Visits Site Of Earth Tremor, Assures Residents Of Safety


The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on Sunday made a sympathetic visit to Kwoi community in Jaba Local Government Area of the state, to commiserate with the residents following the earth tremor that occurred in the community last week.

El-Rufai sympathized with the victims after meeting with residents at the palace of their traditional ruler.

Although he described the earth tremor, the third in about a month, as shocking and the first of its kind in the area, he expressed gratitude to God that no life was lost from the incident.

He stated that the incident was exaggerated in the media and said that the government was waiting for the outcome of investigation by various experts who have visited the community, in order to the know the next action to take.

The paramount ruler, who briefed the Governor and his officials on their arrival said that “the earth tremor took the residents by surprise, and has since created tension in the community”.

He commended the state and federal government for the concerns they have shown since the incident occurred.





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