Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has noted that the recent attack on the Kajuru Castle Resort, a popular resort in Kaduna State, by bandits is “a setback to efforts to promote tourism in the country.”
Mohammed who made the submission in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja, on behalf of the Federal Government, also added that the Federal Government is doing everything to apprehend the culprits.
While also condoling with the families of the two victims during the attack, (a Nigerian and a Briton), the minister revealed that security agencies were doing everything possible to ensure that the three persons kidnapped in the attack were released unharmed.
“The dastardly attack that led to the death of Ms Faye Mooney, a British aid worker, and Mr Matthew Oguche, a Nigerian, while visiting the popular resort is a setback to efforts to promote tourism in the country.
”We commiserate with the families and friends of Ms Mooney and Mr Oguche.
“We assure that the security agencies will leave no stone unturned in their efforts to apprehend the killers and bring them to justice,” he said.
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