Less than 24 hours to the presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for Saturday, sixty-six people have been killed by gunmen in Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State.
They were killed on Friday.
Among those killed are 22 children and 12 women.
Speaking on the incident, Nasir el-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State, expressed sadness at the development, and said the perpetrators would be brought to book.
The Kaduna state government condemns the attack in a press statement, stating that security agents have been sent to the area and arrests have been made