British Citizen Among Christians Killed In Nigeria By Terrorists Identified (Photo)
March 12, 2013 – British Citizen Among Christians Killed In Nigeria By Ansaru Terrorists Identified (Photo)
A British citizen killed in Nigeria by Ansaru terrorists, Brendan Vaughan has been identified by his family.
Brenda Vaughan before his death worked for SETRACO, a Lebanese-owned road construction company in Bauchi state, Nigeria.
He was killed by Boko Haram splinter group, ANSARU, who plans to turn Nigeria into an Islamic nation by killing Christians.
His identification came via a statement issued by Vaughan’s family in which they said Vaughan’s killing by Ansaru had denied him the opportunity of ‘meeting his first grandchild.”
Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Sunday that Brendan Vaughan, 55, from Leeds in northern England, was “likely to have been killed” along with six other foreigners.
In a statement issued by the Foreign Office, Vaughan’s family described the construction worker as “a lovable rogue” who “lived his life to the full and on his own terms.
“He has been deprived of meeting his first grandchild, a baby girl to be born in May,” they said.
“Brendan may be gone but will be never forgotten.”
Nigerian Islamist group Ansaru on Saturday claimed to have killed the foreign hostages abducted from a construction site last month in the country’s restive north.
A video posted online claims to show the bodies of some of the hostages.
The grainy and silent video posted on YouTube, and seen by AFP on Monday, appears to show at least four victims. The images match screen shots released at the weekend along with the claim that the hostages had been executed after their abduction last month.
Meanwhile, Lebanon said it was yet to confirm the fate of its two citizens captured by Ansaru.
Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour said after watching the video posted by Ansaru, “it appeared that the two Lebanese are not among the bodies which were shown” in the footage.
“Contacts are still underway between Lebanon and the Nigerian interior ministry to know the fate of the Lebanese” citizens Imad Andari and Carlos Abu Aziz.
The 91-second video is titled in Arabic “the death of the seven Christian hostages in Nigeria,” while an English statement announcing the executions is copied in below.
The two Lebanese were abducted along with two Syrians, a Greek, an Italian and a Briton, all of whom were employed by Lebanese-owned construction firm Setraco on a site in the northern Nigerian state of Bauchi. [Source: PMnews]
Lord have mercy! Nigeria is gradually becoming a safe haven for terrorists…..
March 12, 2013 at 1:26 PM
For God sake,now the west can now come to help us, to break up from this killer from the northern Nigeria.they gave us only bad name,to read always the kill foreigners and christians,what a bad place to call home.is the best thing break up now,and live the north with their sharia country where no good things come their and the place we go back to 2000yrs backward and we also cut off our oil and gas and all oil blocks in hand of their northern brothers boko harms leaders will be sizes cos we are now didferent country.with good name and good news to read about my Nigeria,not the this bad news.
March 12, 2013 at 1:51 PM
The worst part of it is dat,dey stil have d effontry to video and even send it publicly for eyes to watch. So where do we belong now? Can,t fathom where Nigeria will be in 2015.
March 12, 2013 at 4:00 PM
fellow 9ja which way 2 gooooo..
March 12, 2013 at 8:19 PM
I’m ashamed to belong to the same country with this babaric set of animals that call themselves human beings. Will Nigeria lose something if hausa/fulani is not part of this nation? Why not give them their seprate country? Can someone answer this questions?
March 12, 2013 at 9:21 PM
@chinny is the britain that surpose answer that ur question, lord lugard did it out of greed by joining us with those animals called northernas during their colonial rul,i tink they are now tasting the bitter side also.
March 13, 2013 at 4:25 AM
what they did is wrong to kill it says in the bible one of the ten comandment THOUGH SHAL NOT KILL unfortunately the french british american and their allies jews are killing people every day and no one give the f*ck about them
March 13, 2013 at 4:34 AM
why canot the french terrorist and their terrorist friends stop sticking their noise their busines into MALI affair
March 13, 2013 at 8:38 AM
Let dis country be divided 4 christ’ sake!. Shall we wait till evrybdy dies?!
May 25, 2013 at 5:27 PM
ISLAM IS TERRORISM!!!
Only a blind fool will argue this
May 31, 2013 at 2:14 PM
Pls we need a brand new Nigeria. And pls i think it is high time to face this Bokoharam Animals. We can still kill o! As i am typing this msg, i can still shoot o! Enough of this calmness. Fuck Bokoharam