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Abuja-Kaduna train attack: 4 NRC staff still in captivity, says MD

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Fidet Okhiria, has said that four workers of the NRC are still in captivity of the…

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Fidet Okhiria, has said that four workers of the NRC are still in captivity of the terrorists six months after the attack on the Abuja-Kaduna railway.  He listed the staff as the loco driver, the train lightning technician and two others.

He added that some persons working on the train on third-party arrangements were also still being held.

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Okhria however assured that the federal government was doing everything possible to ensure their safe release.

He also disclosed that NRC had not commenced operations on the Abuja-Kaduna route because the corporation believed that proper security arrangements should be put in place.

He however assured that the government had set up a committee to find a lasting solution to ensure security was appropriately maintained.