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The state’s Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, told a press conference on Sunday that there was also a kidnap attempt at around Ifira village in Igabi Local Government area, where bandits attempted to attack a senior staff quarters around the Kaduna Airport general area. 

The pilots, Flight Lieutenants Ciroma Haruna Gadzama (Borno State) and Piyo Henry Piyo (Plateau), were among seven NAF personnel who died after the Minna-bound jet developed engine problem and made a detour to Abuja where it crashed.

Last year however, it came with some inexplicable vehemence. It came with a list of some of the most illustrious sons of the state, cutting them down in its haste and fury. It was such haste that left the people wondering if it was in a hurry to catch up with the receding year; a year that would be remembered as one which counted the most deaths in contemporary history, across the globe.