The Kaduna State Government is to set up a judicial commission of inquiry into the recurring killings in Kajuru and Kachia Local Government Areas of the state.

Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i made the statement when he visited, Maro, Karamai and Sakiya communities in the area where 40 persons were killed on Tuesday.

According to the governor, the commission, to be chaired by a senior High Court Judge, will investigate the root causes of the crisis.

He said the committee would comprise of security experts who would also look into the killings and investigate those behind it.

El-Rufa’i explained that the committee would further look at what could be done to address the issues, how many people were arrested and under investigation over the killings and their states, and why none had been convicted by the courts.

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