FG vows to rescue abducted train passengers


The Federal Government has condemned the kidnapping of passengers at Tom Ikimi Train Station, Igueben, Edo State, on Saturday.

The Ministry of Transportation in a statement through its Director, Press & Public Relations, Mr. Henshaw Ogubike, said “the public is hereby reassured that security Agencies are making efforts to rescue the kidnapped train passengers.”

It said the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is on the trail of the criminals and have mobilised with a view to protecting the lives and property of the remaining passengers.


“The Government is saddened by this unpleasant development and assures on its prompt response to the ugly situation,” the statement added.


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