Kaduna State confirms death of monarch, reinforces curfew

The Kaduna State government has confirmed the death of Maiwada Galadima, the kidnapped monarch of Atom Adara.

The State government has reinstated a 24-hour curfew in all Kaduna metropolis after the death of the abducted monarch, Agom Adara, Maiwada Galadima was confirmed, the decision was taken following the tension that arose after the monarch was killed by his kidnappers in the early hours of Friday, October 26, 2018,

Galadima’s body was found close to a bush along the Kaduna-Abuja Highway in Kateri in the early hours of Friday, few days after the wife was released.

According to a statement signed by Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s senior special assistant on media and publicity, Samuel Aruwan, the reinstated curfew takes effect from 11:00 am on Friday till further notice. Environs affected by the curfew include Kasuwar Magani, Kajuru, Kachai, and Keteri.

The government called on communities to remain calm and stand united in fighting criminal activity in the state.

“This is a story between good, decent, law-abiding people trying to uphold peace and the criminal who want to divide and destroy. It is not a struggle between religious or ethnic groups. Let no criminal find succour in faith or tribe,” according to the statement. While calling for calm in all the communities, he assured residents that those responsible for the killing would be arrested and punished.




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