The Kaduna State Government says it is strengthening efforts toward ensuring permanent peace and security across the state.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai gave the assurance through the Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, during a sympathy visit to Gora Gan village, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area, where two girls were killed in an attack.

The Governor described the incident as unfortunate and commended the community for not taking the laws into their hands. He assured them that security personnel were working hard to arrest and prosecute the perpetrators.

In a remark, the District Head of Gora Gan Elias Usman expressed appreciation for the visit and appealed to the government to reopen the police station in the area, to improve security.

The delegation later held security meeting with stakeholders in the local government area, in an effort to ensure permanent peace in the area and also visited victims of the attack on admission at Zonkwa General Hospital.