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Saraki sends condolence message to UK government over killing of British woman in Kaduna

Legit logo Legit 22/04/2019 Akinyemi Akinrujomu
Bukola Saraki wearing a hat: Saraki sends condolence message to UK government over killing of British woman in Kaduna © Provided by Genesis Media Saraki sends condolence message to UK government over killing of British woman in Kaduna

- Senate president Saraki says he sends his prayers to the British government and the family of aide worker Faye Mooney who was killed by kidnappers

- The chairman of the 8th National Assembly also condoled with family of her Nigerian colleague Matthew Oguche who also died in the incident

- Saraki hopes that the security forces would be able to return those kidnapped from Kajuru Castle by the gunmen

President of the Nigerian Senate Bukola Saraki has sent a condolence message to the government of the United Kingdom following the cold-blooded murder of a British citizen by heavily armed kidnappers in Kaduna state.

In a tweet on Monday, April 22, Saraki expressed his sadness at the death of Faye Mooney who was shot dead by the gunmen alongside another Nigerian just before abducting three other locals.

Nigeria's number three citizen tweeted:

The PDP lawmaker representing Kwara Central Senatorial District in the upper house of legislature also hoped that the security forces would be able to quickly apprehend the killers and also rescue those kidnapped by them.

He tweeted:

Saraki's message comes just hours after Legit.ng reported that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar also reacted to the sad incident.

Atiku condemned the killing of British aid worker, Mooney, and her Nigerian colleague, Mathew Oguche in Kajuru Castle, a holiday resort in Kaduna state.

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Atiku's reaction was contained in a statement sent to journalists by his media office on Monday, April 22.

The former vice president commiserated with the government and people of the United Kingdom on the incident, stressing that the actions of the killers do not reflect Nigeria’s national character.

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