A British aid worker Ms Faye Mooney was one of the two tourists killed by gunmen at a holiday resort in Kaduna state over the weekend.
According to the Kaduna State Police Command,
“The slain expatriate lady, Miss Faye Mooney was a staff of Mercy Corps Nigeria. Investigation into the incident is in progress.”
The assailants killed the British national and one other person in the process after which they whisked three others away.
Before the incident, the victims and some others who came from Lagos on a tourism tour had organised a party at the Castle located at the Hill Top in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The British High Commission in Nigeria also confirmed the killing of the victim in a tweet on Sunday.
The commission tweeted via its handle @UKinNigeria,
We are aware of the tragic incident involving the death of a British national in Kaduna State on Friday. The next-of-kin has been notified. The British High Commission offers our most profound sympathies and condolences to the families and friends at this difficult time.
— UK in Nigeria🇬🇧 (@UKinNigeria) April 21, 2019