KanyiDaily reported that Ms. Mooney was among the two people shot dead and four tourists abducted in an attack by armed gunmen on a holiday resort in north-western Nigeria.
Reacting, a tweet on its official Twitter handle @UkinNigeria, the government said it was aware of the tragic incident. They offered their condolences to the families and friends of the deceased. The tweet reads:
“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.”