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Abuja-Kaduna Train Service Resumes Monday

By Adedayo Said

The train services on the Abuja-Kaduna rail line will commence on Monday, according to the Federal Government.

Spokesman for the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr. Yakub Mahmoud, disclosed this to our correspondent.

He said ahead the resumption on Monday, the NRC will release further details on the operations on Sunday to the general public.

Recall the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Mua’zu Jaji Sambo had announced the train service will resume this month.

He had also said the train service will resume only when adequate security had been put in place. Some of the new security measures he had said must be ready ahead of the resumption is installation of real-time monitoring surveillance equipment on the corridor.

Our correspondent cannot independent conform if the entire corridor has been fitted with surveillance equipment.

The service was suspended indefinitely after terrorists kidnapped passengers in March.

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