Abuja-Kaduna train service may resume soon : As FG secures release of 23 hostages without ransom

Engr Mu’azu Sambo with his team in a chat with journalists during World Maritime Day celebration, giving assurance that government was working assiduously to ensure immediate release of the victims

Spread the news

Abuja-Kaduna train service may resume soon :
As FG secures release of 23 hostages without ransom

Engr Mu’azu Sambo (middle) with his team in a chat with journalists during World Maritime Day celebration, giving assurance that government was working assiduously to ensure immediate release of the victims

The transport sector is poised for greater productivity, as Abuja-Kaduna train service may resume operations soon, following the release of 23 victims of March 2022 attack without ransom payment.

The Minister of Transportation, Engr Mu’azu Jaji Sambo made this known, stressed that Abuja-Kaduna train service may resume activities in the next three months.

The Minister spoke while receiving the attack victims, who were released few days ago. He stated emphatically that the kidnapped victims were released without payment of ransom to anyone.

Speaking further, the Minister informed that the release of the kidnapped victims was made possible following efforts of a committee set up by the Federal Government, which included retired public officers, who supported security agents and the Military in freeing the hostages.

Recall that Engr Sambo in a chat with Journalists, at the sidelines of World Maritime Day celebration, held recently in Eko Hotel and Suites Lagos, gave assurance that government was working assiduously to ensure immediate release of the remaining hostages.

According to him, securing the release of the victims was imperative, in order to enable them reunite with their families.

More so, 62 passengers were kidnapped during March 2022 train attack. While 39 victims were freed, the remaining 23 hostages were still kept in captivity until few days ago when security agents secured their release.

error: Content is protected !!