Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, on Monday has told residents of the state to about their normal activities and should be rest assured of safety in the state.
El-Rufai, through a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, said residents, traders in particular, should open their shops for business.
While guaranteeing residents of their safety, the governor said security operatives were on ground to protect lives and property of residents.
“Kaduna is safe and there is no cause for alarm. The state government is working with all security agencies round the clock to ensure the safety of everyone living in the state.
“We are calling on our citizens not give in to fear over some negative security developments in other parts of the country. This government will not allow anyone to breach the existing peace and harmony enjoyed in the state. We will not condone any act of violence or breach of law and order.
“Every resident must live up to their civic responsibilities and must shun and report anyone seeking or urging reprisals against innocent people.”