Insecurity: NRC Suspends Train Services On Lagos, Abuja, Kano Routes
Uploaded by Michael George on August 4, 2022
The Nigeria Railway Corporation, NRC has suspended the train services on the Lagos, Abuja, and Ajaokuta routes over safety concerns.
The Managing Director of the NRC, Mr Fidet Okhiria who confirmed this to newsmen said the action followed a report of an attempted kidnapping of passengers that left the Ajaokuta Station by road on their way to Abuja.
Mr. Okhiria disclosed that the bandits shot at the passengers vehicles but there was no casualty.
He explained that the passengers have been advised to use any of the adjacent stations in Itakpe, north, or Itogbo, south until the security situation in the area improves.
The NRC MD said the Warri-Itakppe train service was still on as the train left Warri this morning on its way to Itakpe.