Governor Nasir El-Rufai continued with his show of concern to Francis Emmanuel who was stabbed by some youths in Kaduna by presenting him with money. Emmanuel was reportedly attacked on Wednesday, June 8 by some youths in Kaduna because he was eating during fasting.
Governor El-Rufai had paid the victim a visit at St. Gerald Hospital where he was receiving treatment and vowed that the perpetrators will be brought to book.
Mr. Samuel Aruwan who is the spokesperson of the governor represented him presented the undisclosed token to the victim which he said would be for his immediate family needs, being the bread winner of the family. The money was handed over to the brother of Francis, Paul Emmanuel Olopko Anwan said: “I am here on behalf of His Excellency, the governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai and the government over the unfortunate attack on Mr. Emmanuel Francis.”
“Government is deeply concerned about it and presently collaborating with the security agencies in trailing those responsible and to bring them to book as directed by the governor. “The Governor delegated me to present to your family a financial assistance in view of Emmanuel’s situation and the trauma it caused your family. The Kaduna State Government commends your family for ot just your patience and zest for peace in our state but the country at large. We are earnestly praying for his recovery and working assiduously for peace and harmony in the state.
“I also want to reaffirm the Kaduna State Government’s commitment to the security of lives and properties of all citizens. Our doors are wide open for engagement with the citizens on whose behalf government is holding trust for.” “ Citizens should alert security agencies of any breach instead of taking laws into their hands, government and security agencies would not spare any one found wanting.”