Emerging Reports are saying that Gunmen have struck in Goskan Village, Kafanchan, in Jema’ah Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing about five persons, mostly women.
Parts of Goska, about five kilometres away from Kafanchan were razed.
According to the reports, the attackers invaded the village on Saturday evening as residents were preparing for the Christmas eve.
The villagers insisting that no help came to them until the attackers, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen left, despite the heavy presence of police operatives in the village.
Governor NASIR EL-RUFAI in the meantime has condemned the attack, noting that the attackers would not know peace, describing the attack as inhumane and handiwork of forces of darkness.
The governor empathised with the families of the victims and charged the security agencies to redouble their efforts in ensuring that there was no attack in the southern part of the state again.
Also reacting on the developments in the Southern Kaduna, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, FEMI ADESINA said President BUHARI is being regularly briefed.
FEMI ADESINA insisted that the situation in Southern Kaduna is under the purview of its elected-governor, NASIR-EL-RUFAI adding that the president will not interfere in spite of claims that what is going on in Southern Kaduna maybe genocide.