Thursday , October 6 2022
Breaking News
Home / News / 1,000 policemen To secure $1.04bn Abuja-Kaduna Rail

1,000 policemen To secure $1.04bn Abuja-Kaduna Rail

abuja kaduna rail lineThe Federal Government, yesterday, said it would mount over 1,000 policemen to secure the Abuja-Kaduna rail before and after the flag-off by President Buhari in the first week of July this year .

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, stated this during a test-run and inspection of the new train from Idu Station to Kubwa in Abuja. He said: “We need about 1,000 policemen to secure Abuja-Kaduna rail and we are getting the policemen from the Nigerian Police Force to secure the rail-line, to ensure that everybody is safe, from Idu station to Kaduna and Kaduna station to Idu on a daily basis.

“Everybody will be protected in and out of the train. The reason we may delay a while is because we have to take into consideration the religious obligation of Mr. President so that we are able to bring him to flag off for commercial activities by first week of July, 2016.”



Check Also

Nigeria At 62: Osinbajo Group Tasks Students on Patriotism, Loyalty

  School seeks VP’s help to fix dilapidated building, equip Science laboratory   A group …

Ethiopia Scraps Visa on Arrival For Nigerians

Ethiopian government Stops Visa on Arriva For Nigerians The Ethiopian government has stopped visas on …

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By :