El-Rufai commends NAF on rescue of kidnapped expatriates


By Joy Odor

The Kaduna State Government has commended the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) for a clinical operation on Saturday which resulted in the rescue of seven Chinese nationals kidnapped in June by terrorists in a neighbouring state.

This was contained in a press statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by the Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, Samuel Aruwan.

According to him, the Nigerian Air Force, Special Forces under the 271 NAF detachment conducted the operation in Kampanin Doka and Gwaska areas of Birnin Gwari LGA, and successfully rescued the seven expatriates who have been conveyed to a secure facility.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed satisfaction at the report, and commended the Chief of Air Staff, as well as the Commander and men of the 271 NAF detachment for the daring operation by the Special Forces.

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